Which health-related quality of life aspects are important to patients with chronic myeloid leukemia receiving targeted therapies and to health care professionals?

@article{Efficace2012WhichHQ,
  title={Which health-related quality of life aspects are important to patients with chronic myeloid leukemia receiving targeted therapies and to health care professionals?},
  author={Fabio Efficace and Massimo Breccia and Susanne Saussele and Ute Kossak-Roth and Annarita Cardoni and Giovanni Caocci and Weichu Chie and Adel Naeem and Ourania Nicolatou-Galitis and Kim Cocks and Marco Vignetti and Michele Baccarani and Franco Mandelli and Mirjam A. G. Sprangers},
  journal={Annals of Hematology},
  year={2012},
  volume={91},
  pages={1371-1381}
}
The objective of this study was to investigate the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) aspects valued the most by patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) receiving targeted therapies (TT), and to compare their perception with that of health-care professionals’ (HCPs). Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 137 CML patients receiving TT from five different countries. An additional sample of 99 CML patients, completing an online interview, was considered for supportive analyses. A… CONTINUE READING
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