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Quality of life and disease understanding: impact of attending a patient-centered cancer symposium.

Padrnos L, Dueck AC, Scherber R, Glassley P, Stigge R, Northfelt D, Mikhael J, Aguirre A, Bennett RM, Mesa RA - Cancer Med (2015)

Bottom Line: Most respondents reported at least "quite a bit" of understanding regarding treatment options, screening modalities, symptomatology, and cancer-related side effects.At 3 months, there was improvement in understanding (12 of 14 areas of self-reported knowledge especially regarding nutrition, and stress/fatigue management).However, no significant change was seen in QLQ-C30 functioning, fatigue, pain, or insomnia.

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Affiliation: Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Mentions: A total of 158 attendees completed the pre-convention survey and 115 of those completed the post-convention survey (see Fig.1).


Quality of life and disease understanding: impact of attending a patient-centered cancer symposium.

Padrnos L, Dueck AC, Scherber R, Glassley P, Stigge R, Northfelt D, Mikhael J, Aguirre A, Bennett RM, Mesa RA - Cancer Med (2015)

Flow diagram of participant enrollment.
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Related In: Results  -  Collection

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fig01: Flow diagram of participant enrollment.
Mentions: A total of 158 attendees completed the pre-convention survey and 115 of those completed the post-convention survey (see Fig.1).

Bottom Line: Most respondents reported at least "quite a bit" of understanding regarding treatment options, screening modalities, symptomatology, and cancer-related side effects.At 3 months, there was improvement in understanding (12 of 14 areas of self-reported knowledge especially regarding nutrition, and stress/fatigue management).However, no significant change was seen in QLQ-C30 functioning, fatigue, pain, or insomnia.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Internal Medicine Residency Program, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus