Quality of life of early stage colorectal cancer patients in Morocco.

Published on Oct 12, 2016in BMC Gastroenterology2.489
· DOI :10.1186/S12876-016-0538-9
Hind Mrabti13
Estimated H-index: 13
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Mounia Amziren1
Estimated H-index: 1
+ 13 AuthorsHassan Errihani19
Estimated H-index: 19
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Abstract
Background A multicentre cohort study was held in Morocco, designed to evaluate the quality of life of cancer patients. The aim of this paper is to report the assessment of the quality of life of early colorectal cancer patients, before and after cancer treatment, to identify other factors which are related to this quality of life.
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