Evaluating Quality of Life and Pulmonary Function of Long-term Survivors of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Treated With Radical or Postoperative Radiotherapy


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Ozturk A., Sarıhan S. , Ercan İ. , Karadağ M.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY-CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS, vol.32, pp.65-72, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 32
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/coc.0b013e31817e6ec2
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY-CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS
  • Page Numbers: pp.65-72
  • Keywords: long-term survivor, non-small cell lung cancer, pulmonary function, quality of life, radiotherapy, EUROPEAN-ORGANIZATION, RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS, BREAST-CANCER, EORTC QLQ-C30, EX-SMOKERS, FOLLOW-UP, QUESTIONNAIRE, RELIABILITY, VALIDITY, DYSPNEA

Abstract

Background: Our aim in the present study was to describe the quality of life (QOL), evaluate pulmonary function, and compare demographic and clinical characteristics with QOL in long-term survivors of non-small cell lung cancer treated with radical or postoperative radiotherapy.