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67 Development and Validation of a Quality of Life Tool for Patients with Bone Metastases
  1. C Farrington, Specialist Registrar in Palliative Medicine,
  2. G Keenleyside,
  3. E Rogers,
  4. S Kyeremateng and
  5. SH Ahmedzai
  1. Academic Unit of Supportive Care, University of Sheffield, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

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Background: Bone metastases are very common in cancer, with an incidence of over 75% in breast and prostate. It is important to be able to determine quantitatively the impact of bone metastases on patients’ lives. The international development of a bone metastases module for the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) health-related quality of life (HRQoL) modular system 1 is described. Aims: To develop and validate a QoL module for …

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