Randomized controlled trial of maintaining quality of life during radiotherapy for advanced cancer (pages 880–887)
Matthew M. Clark, Teresa A. Rummans, Pamela J. Atherton, Andrea L. Cheville, Mary E. Johnson, Marlene H. Frost, Janis J. Miller, Jeff A. Sloan, Karen M. Graszer, Jean G. Haas, Jean M. Hanson, Yolanda I. Garces, Katherine M. Piderman, Maria I. Lapid, Pamela J. Netzel, Jarrett W. Richardson and Paul D. Brown
Article first published online: 28 AUG 2012 | DOI: 10.1002/cncr.27776
In a randomized controlled trial, participation in a 6-session multidisciplinary intervention helped to maintain the quality of life in patients diagnosed with advanced cancer who were receiving radiotherapy. Research should further explore strategies for enhancing the quality of life of patients diagnosed with advanced cancer and their caregivers.