The impact of comorbidity on Health-Related Quality of Life among cancer survivors: analyses of data from the PROFILES registry.

@article{Vissers2013TheIO,
  title={The impact of comorbidity on Health-Related Quality of Life among cancer survivors: analyses of data from the PROFILES registry.},
  author={Pauline Aj Vissers and Melissa S Y Thong and Frans Pouwer and Marjolein M. J. Zanders and Jan Willem Coebergh and Lonneke V van de Poll-Franse},
  journal={Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={602-13}
}
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to assess the difference in explained variance of Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) between comorbidity, sociodemographic characteristics and cancer characteristics. This association was assessed among thyroid cancer, colorectal cancer, and (non-)Hodgkin's lymphoma patients. METHODS Data from three large population-based surveys on survivors of thyroid cancer, colorectal cancer, and (non-)Hodgkin's lymphoma were used. Cancer-specific HRQoL was assessed… CONTINUE READING

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