10 Oct 2022 by lbireha

The patient-proxy dilemma in pediatric oncology – A project on Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) in children with cancer and their relatives

Amsterdam, 21.09.2022: David Riedl presented the results of the ongoing project on HRQOL issues in children with cancer funded by the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer – Quality of Life Group (EORTC QLG) and presented planned research projects on the patient-proxy dilemma in pediatric oncology. In this international EORTC QLG project twelve centers in over 10 countries in Europa, Asia and Australia collaborate to shape the future of cancer care and rehabilitation for children with cancer.

Large Improvements in Health-Related Quality of Life and Physical Fitness during Multidisciplinary Inpatient Rehabilitation for Pediatric Cancer Survivors.
Riedl D, Licht T, Nickels A, Rothmund M, Rumpold G, Holzner B, Grote V, Fischer MJ, Fischmeister G
Cancers. 2022; 14(19):4855. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers14194855

EORTC Quality of Life

a. David Riedl during his presentation (Fotocredit: Maria Rothmund / Samantha Sodergren)
b. Percentage of patients with clinically relevant improvement based on the PedsQL total score presented for each cancer entity for patient self-report and proxy reports. (Fotocredit: MDPI)