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Health-related quality of life overlooked in cancer drug studies

Posted on Feb 7, 2019 in Cancer

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the October 1, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) A McMaster University-led review and analysis of randomized clinical trials is questioning whether interventions which prolong progression-free survival in cancer patients, improve their health-related quality of life. The systematic review and quantitative analysis of 52 articles reporting on 38 randomized clinical trials involving 13,979 cancer patients across 12 cancer types revealed no significant association between survival...

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