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Ann. Oncol.    

An international update of the EORTC questionnaire for assessing quality of life in breast cancer patients: EORTC QLQ-BR45.

Bjelic-Radisic V, Cardoso F, Cameron D, Brain E, Kuljanic K, da Costa RA, Conroy T, Inwald EC, Serpentini S, Pinto M, Weis J, Morag O, Lindviksmoen Astrup G, Tomaszweksi KA, Pogoda K, Sinai P, Sprangers M, Aaronson N, Velikova G, Greimel E, Arraras J, Bottomley A

The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) QLQ-BR23 was one of the first disease-specific questionnaires developed in 1996... Read More

Source: PubMed

Polymers (Basel)    

Hydrofilm Polyurethane Films Reduce Radiation Dermatitis Severity in Hypofractionated Whole-Breast Irradiation: An Objective, Intra-Patient Randomized Dual-Center Assessment.

Schmeel LC, Koch D, Schmeel FC, Bücheler B, Leitzen C, Mahlmann B, Kunze D, Heimann M, Brüser D, Abramian AV, Schoroth F, Müdder T, Röhner F, Garbe S, Baumert BG, Schild HH, Wilhelm-Buchstab TM

Radiation-induced skin injury represents the most frequent side effect in breast cancer patients undergoing whole-breast irradiation (WBI). Numerous c... Read More

Source: PubMed

Cancer  2019 Dec 20  

Symptom burden among older breast cancer survivors: The Thinking and Living With Cancer (TLC) study.

Mandelblatt JS, Zhai W, Ahn J, Small BJ, Ahles TA, Carroll JE, Denduluri N, Dilawari A, Extermann M, Graham D, Hurria A, Isaacs C, Jacobsen PB, Jim HSL, Luta G, McDonald BC, Patel SK, Root JC, Saykin AJ, Tometich DB, Zhou X, Cohen HJ

Little is known about longitudinal symptom burden, its consequences for well-being, and whether lifestyle moderates the burden in older survivors.... Read More

Source: PubMed

J Pain Symptom Manage  2019 Dec 16  

Do Longitudinally Collected Symptom Scores Predict Time to Death in Advanced Breast Cancer: A Joint Modeling Analysis.

Budhwani S, Moineddin R, Wodchis WP, Zimmermann C, Howell D

Patients with advanced breast cancer have low rates of survival that can be associated with symptom burden.... Read More

Source: PubMed

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