Title: High-dose radiotherapy or concurrent chemo-radiation in lung cancer patients only induces a temporary, reversible decline in QoL
Authors: Pijls-Johannesma, Madelon ×
Houben, Ruud
Boersma, Liesbeth
Grutters, Janneke P. C
Seghers, Katarina
Lambin, Philippe
Wanders, Rinus
De Ruysscher, Dirk #
Issue Date: Jun-2009
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishers
Series Title: Radiotherapy and Oncology vol:91 issue:3 pages:443-448
Abstract: Background and purpose: Aggressive radiotherapy or concurrent chemo-radiation therapy for lung cancer leads to a high incidence of severe, mostly esophageal, toxicity. The purpose of this study was to investigate the evolution of quality of life (QoL) in patients with lung cancer, selected for curative radiotherapy (RT) or chemo-RT.
ISSN: 0167-8140
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Department of Oncology - miscellaneous
Laboratory of Experimental Radiotherapy
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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