Quality of Life Still Good with HIPEC Surgery for Peritoneal Mesothelioma

This study shows that the improvement in quality of life can be very significant compared with the preoperative status,” Levine said. “By six months, virtually all of the patients had recovered to preoperative baseline or better quality-of-life measures.” The post Quality of Life Still Good with HIPEC Surgery for Peritoneal Mesothelioma appeared first on Mesothelioma Center - Vital Services for Cancer Patients &Families.
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In this study, we evaluated QOL after HIPEC for peritoneal mesothelioma.MethodsThis was a prospective study performed after HIPEC for peritoneal mesothelioma between 2002 and 2015. Patients completed QOL surveys, including the Short Form-36 (SF-36), Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy  + Colon (FACT-C), Brief Pain Inventory (BPI), and Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) preoperatively and at 3, 6, 12, and 24 months postoperatively.ResultsOverall, 46 patients underwent HIPEC for peritoneal mesothelioma and completed QOL surveys. Mean age was 52.8  ± 13.8 ...
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