Published in Cancer Weekly, July 18th, 2006
According to recent research from Germany, "The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of patient characteristics and surgical interventions on QoL after primary surgery and postoperative irradiation in patients with oropharyngeal carcinoma. Between January 1997 and February 2002, 169 patients with carcinoma of the oropharynx were treated with curative intent."
"In September 2002, a total of 88 disease-free survivors were identified and included in this study. A retrospective chart review was performed and patient responses to the SF-36 Health Survey,...
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