The distress thermometer predicts subjective, but not objective, cognitive complaints six months after treatment initiation in cancer patients.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES Research has indicated that cancer-related cognitive impairments (CRCI) may be influenced by psychosocial factors such as distress, worry and fatigue. Therefore, we aimed to validate the distress thermometer (DT) as a screening tool to detect CRCI six months post-treatment-initiation in a group of general cancer patients. METHODS Patients (≥18… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/07347332.2017.1365798

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