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Proton therapy could minimize the risk of side effects and, therefore, reduce the possible detrimental effect on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of re-irradiation. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of re-irradiation with active scanning proton therapy on recurrent glioblastoma (GBM) in terms of HRQOL scored by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ)-C30 and EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire Brain Cancer Module (QLQ-BN20).
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Name: Journal of cancer research and clinical oncology
Due to the rise in incidence, the long term effect of sepsis are becoming more evident. There is increasing evidence that sepsis may result in an impaired health related quality of life. The aim of th...
To characterize Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in ambulant individuals with RYR1-RM and to determine if a qualitative PRO tool (subjective self-assessment) complements PROMIS and Neuro-QoL sca...
Ulcerative colitis (UC) can be managed with immunomodulation or surgery. We aimed to understand whether these strategies had a different impact on patients' health-related quality of life (HRQoL).
The subjective health related quality of life in patients with degenerative joint diseases is an important variable to evaluate the treatment outcome. In this study, mid-term results of open wedge HTO...
To identify the effects of whole body vibration (WBV) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in patients with chronic conditions.
Primary objective: Estimate the incidence of acute and late side effects of proton radiation therapy for prostate cancer including the development of second malignancies. Secondary...
This phase II trial studies the side effects of three-dimensional conformal external-beam photon radiotherapy (3D-CRT), proton, or brachytherapy accelerated partial breast irradiation (APB...
This study is a large, prospective, pragmatic, controlled comparison of patient-centric outcomes [quality of life (QOL), toxicity, and disease control] between parallel cohorts of men with...
The purpose of this trial is to evaluate proton beam radiation therapy as an alternative to external photon beam irradiation in children with retinoblastoma as a means of local tumor contr...
Summary Design Phase II observational Treatment - 60 Gy/50 fx / 10W-1 at 1.2 Gy/fx o i.e. EQD2 tumor=56 Gy, EQD2 late=50.4 Gy at α/β= 10 and 3, respectively - ...
A measurement index derived from a modification of standard life-table procedures and designed to take account of the quality as well as the duration of survival. This index can be used in assessing the outcome of health care procedures or services. (BIOETHICS Thesaurus, 1994)
Nurses whose goal is to improve health and quality of life in a population or community through the prevention and treatment of disease and other physical and mental health conditions, the surveillance of cases and health indicators, and the promotion of healthy behaviors through public education and awareness.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
The personal cost of acute or chronic disease. The cost to the patient may be an economic, social, or psychological cost or personal loss to self, family, or immediate community. The cost of illness may be reflected in absenteeism, productivity, response to treatment, peace of mind, QUALITY OF LIFE, etc. It differs from HEALTH CARE COSTS, meaning the societal cost of providing services related to the delivery of health care, rather than personal impact on individuals.
The concept concerned with all aspects of the quality, accessibility, and appraisal of health care and health care delivery.
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