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Chemotherapy line-associated differences in quality of life in patients with advanced cancer.

Authors
  • Mayrbäurl, B
  • Wintner, L M
  • Giesinger, J M
  • Himmelfreundpointner, Th
  • Burgstaller, S
  • Holzner, B
  • Thaler, J
Type
Published Article
Journal
Supportive Care in Cancer
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Oct 01, 2012
Volume
20
Issue
10
Pages
2399–2405
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00520-011-1355-x
PMID: 22205549
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results indicate that patients receiving third- or above-line palliative CT are confronted with stronger QOL impairments than first- and second-line patients. Supported by its feasibility and acceptance of by patients, electronic QOL data capture is an attractive method to screen for symptoms and track their course within clinical routine.

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