Journal article

A systematic review of the impact of contemporary treatment modalities for cervical cancer on women's self-reported health-related quality of life

LM Wiltink, M King, F Mueller, MS Sousa, M Tang, A Pendlebury, J Pittman, N Roberts, L Mileshkin, R Mercieca-Bebber, M-A Tait, R Campbell, C Rutherford

SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER | SPRINGER | Published : 2020

Abstract

PURPOSE: Given the high survival rate of cervical cancer patients, understanding women's health-related quality of life (HRQL) during and after treatment is of major clinical importance. We conducted a systematic review to synthesize all available evidence about the effects of each contemporary treatment modality for cervical cancer on all dimensions of women's HRQL, including symptoms, functioning, and global HRQL. METHODS: We searched four electronic databases from January 2000 to September 2019, cross-referenced and searched by author name for studies of patients treated for cervical cancer that reported patient-reported outcomes (PROs) before treatment and with at least one post-treatmen..

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