The Humanistic Burden of Head and Neck Cancer: A Systematic Literature Review

  title={The Humanistic Burden of Head and Neck Cancer: A Systematic Literature Review},
  author={Erika Wissinger and Ingolf Griebsch and Juliane Lungershausen and Michael T. Byrnes and Karin U Travers and Chris L. Pashos},
Head and neck cancer (HNC) and its treatment can affect communication, nutrition, and physical appearance, and the global impact of this disease on patients’ quality of life may be substantial. The aim of this systematic literature review was to describe the impact of HNC and its treatment on the physical, emotional, and social well-being of patients over time, by examining longitudinal studies of patient-reported outcomes (PRO) evaluating these domains. Databases (MEDLINE and Embase) were… CONTINUE READING
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