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Robert J. Morgan Jr

physical activity for patients with cancer. Physical activity has been shown to improve quality of life during and after treatment, and remarkably increases survival and decreases recurrence rates at least in patients with breast or colon cancers who

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Alejandro Garcia-Horton and Jeffrey H. Lipton

). This is driven by the absence of long-term safety data of TKIs beyond 10 years and the idea of reducing severe and mild TKI-related adverse effects, which may result in improved quality of life (QoL). 10 , 11 Enabling this approach are the long

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Stephanie J. Lee

Wittes RE . Antineoplastic agents and FDA regulations: square pegs for round holes? Cancer Treat Rep 1987 ; 71 : 795 – 806 . 8 Wisloff F Eika S Hippe E . Measurement of health-related quality of life in multiple myeloma. Nordic Myeloma

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Crystal S. Denlinger and Andrea M. Barsevick

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S Stovall E . From cancer patient to cancer survivor: lost in transition . Washington, D.C. : The National Academies Press ; 2006 . 11 Wilson IB Cleary PD . Linking clinical variable with health-related quality of life. A conceptual

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Ilana M. Braun, Donna B. Greenberg and William F. Pirl

women's health-related quality of life and sexual functioning . J Clin Oncol 1998 ; 16 : 501 – 514 . 8. Loge JH Abrahamsen AF Ekeberg O . Hodgkin's disease survivors more fatigued than general population . J Clin Oncol 1999 ; 17 : 253

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Deena R. Levine, Liza-Marie Johnson, Angela Snyder, Robert K. Wiser, Deborah Gibson, Javier R. Kane and Justin N. Baker

Background Pediatric palliative care (PPC) is “aimed at enhancing quality of life, promoting healing, and attending to suffering in children” 1 affected by life-limiting, chronic, or life-threatening illness. 2 – 4 The movement to formally

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Seanthel Delos Santos, Noah Witzke, Bishal Gyawali, Vanessa Sarah Arciero, Amanda Putri Rahmadian, Louis Everest, Matthew C. Cheung and Kelvin K. Chan

Other clinically relevant data, such as quality of life (QoL) and long-term survival outcomes, are often reported in subsequent publications after initial drug approval. 2 However, the submission of such subsequent evidence is generally not required for

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Murali Sundaram, Kathleen L. Deering, Dolly Sharma, Qing Harshaw, Jeremiah Trudeau and Jacqueline C. Barrientos

Background: While health-related quality of life (HRQOL) has been assessed in clinical trials, little is known about the real-world HRQOL of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) patients. This study’s objective was to describe HRQOL and treatment

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Susana M. Campos, Mei Sheng Duh, Patrick Lefebvre and James Rosberg

. Factors influencing quality of life in cancer patents: anemia and fatigue . Semin Oncol 1998 ; 25 : 43 – 46 . 4 Curt GA . Impact of fatigue on quality of life in oncology patients . Semin Hematol 2000 ; 37 : 14 – 17 . 5 Sobrero

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Jessica R. Bauman and Jennifer S. Temel

and spiritual suffering, and a decline in their quality of life (QOL) over the course of disease. 1 – 5 Traditionally, oncologists are at the center of their care, guiding treatment decisions, with a particular focus on using chemotherapy to control