Symptoms before and after surgery for colorectal cancer

  title={Symptoms before and after surgery for colorectal cancer},
  author={D. Whynes and A. Neilson},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  • D. Whynes, A. Neilson
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Quality of Life Research
  • Questionnaires were completed by a sample (n=53) of patients at two points in time, prior to surgery for colorectal cancer and three months thereafter. The questionnaires comprised the Nottingham Health Profile, as a general health status measure, and a specific checklist of 30 symptoms. Of the physical symptoms, loss of appetite, rectal bleeding and urgency of bowel movement appeared to decline after treatment, whilst other potential symptoms, such as vomiting, appeared to occur only rarely… CONTINUE READING
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