Published in Cancer Weekly, April 29th, 2003
According to recent research published in the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, "Quality of life is generally recognized as a subjective, multidimensional concept, which places emphasis on the self-perception and subjective experience of the patient compared to the expectation of an individual's current health state.
"Health-related quality of life, which encompasses the psychological, physical, and social functioning of patients, has evolved over recent decades into an established treatment outcome in cancer clinical trials," wrote W. Boling and colleagues,...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Cancer Weekly
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.