The rationale for patient-reported outcomes surveillance in cancer and a reproducible method for achieving it.

Abstract

Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) measure quality of life, symptoms, patient functioning, and patient perceptions of care; they are essential for gaining a full understanding of cancer care and the impact of cancer on people's lives. Repeatedly captured facility-level and/or population-level PROs (PRO surveillance) could play an important role in quality… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/cncr.29767

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@article{Smith2016TheRF, title={The rationale for patient-reported outcomes surveillance in cancer and a reproducible method for achieving it.}, author={Tenbroeck G Smith and Kathleen M. Castro and Alyssa N Troeschel and Neeraj Arora and Joseph Lipscomb and Shelton M Jones and Katherine Treiman and Connie L Hobbs and R. Michael McCabe and Steven B. Clauser}, journal={Cancer}, year={2016}, volume={122 3}, pages={344-51} }