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What are the pertinent quality-of-life issues for melanoma cancer patients? Aiming for the development of a new module to accompany the EORTC core questionnaire

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What are the pertinent quality-of-life issues for melanoma cancer patients? Aiming for the development of a new module to accompany the EORTC core questionnaire

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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0960-8931
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1473-5636
DOI
10.1097/CMR.0b013e32835e5932
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/melanomaresearch by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/13/2020 Original article 167 What are the pertinent quality-of-life issues for melanoma cancer patients? Aiming for the development of a new module to accompany the EORTC core questionnaire a b a Julie B. Winstanley , Edward G. White , Frances M. Boyle and John F. Thompson Melanoma is the most serious type of skin cancer. issues reported by melanoma patients are not adequately However, there is a paucity of evidence on the impact of evaluated in current QoL instruments. With the increasing melanoma on the quality of life (QoL) of patients. Only two importance of patient reported outcome measurement, this clinically validated QoL instruments have been reported in list has been transformed into questionnaire items, in the literature. The present study has identified collaboration with the European Organization for Research contemporary QoL issues during a time of great change for and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality-of-Life Group, melanoma treatment, as a precursor to an international for testing a new melanoma-specific QoL module for use study to develop a new melanoma-specific QoL instrument. with the EORTC core questionnaire (QLQ-C30). Melanoma Twenty-two melanoma patients (American Joint Committee Res 23:167–174  c 2013 Wolters Kluwer Health

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Melanoma ResearchWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Apr 1, 2013

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