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Research project: Development of a module to supplement the EORTC Core instruments for assessment of Health Related Quality of Life in patients with Cancer Cachexia

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The symptoms of cancer cachexia syndrome (wasting syndrome) include involuntary weight loss and anorexia. These symptoms are associated with poor quality of life.

This research is to develop a measurement tool for assessing quality of life in cancer patients enrolled in trials of interventions intended to treat cachexia.

Project team

Johnson C., Fearon K.,  Hopkinson J. et al

Project funder

EORTC Quality of Life Group

Associated research themes

Cachexia
Cancer
Quality of life
Patient Reported Outcome Measures

Related research groups

Complex Healthcare Processes
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