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Symptom Clusters in Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases: Subanalysis of Patients Reporting Exclusively Non-zero ESAS Scores.

Authors
  • Cramarossa, Gemma1
  • Chen, Emily1
  • Khan, Luluel1
  • Zhang, Liying1
  • Nguyen, Janet1
  • Tsao, May1
  • Danjoux, Cyril1
  • Barnes, Elizabeth1
  • Sahgal, Arjun1
  • Holden, Lori1
  • Jon, Flo1
  • Dennis, Kristopher1
  • Chow, Edward1
  • 1 Rapid Response Radiotherapy Program, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Canada. , (Canada)
Type
Published Article
Journal
World journal of oncology
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2011
Volume
2
Issue
6
Pages
281–288
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4021/wjon386w
PMID: 29147263
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Compiling data from all eligible consenting patients may not provide an accurate overview of clustering among all the symptoms included in the assessment tool. The quantity and composition of symptom clusters identified varied based on whether patients with zero symptom severity scores were included at baseline and which statistical method was utilized.

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