Burden of disease experienced by patients following a watch-and-wait policy for locally advanced rectal cancer: A qualitative study

A.J. Pennings, M.L. Kimman, A.H.C. Gielen, G.L. Beets, J. Melenhorst, S.O. Breukink*

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2870-2878
Number of pages9
JournalColorectal Disease
Volume23
Issue number11
Early online date7 Aug 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2021

Keywords

  • burden of disease
  • functional outcomes
  • interviews
  • patient reported outcomes
  • quality of life
  • rectal cancer
  • watch-and-wait
  • CLINICAL COMPLETE RESPONDERS
  • OF-LIFE
  • COLORECTAL-CANCER
  • POSTTRAUMATIC GROWTH
  • ANORECTAL FUNCTION
  • COPING STRATEGIES
  • SEXUAL FUNCTION
  • CHEMORADIATION
  • RADIOTHERAPY
  • RESECTION

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