Outcomes research in oncology: improving patients' experiences with cancer treatment.


Journal Article (Review)

Outcomes research in oncology is a relatively young field, but its potential for expanding our understanding of patients' experiences with cancer gives it increasing relevance to clinical oncology research. We provide a brief overview of the growing prevalence of oncology outcomes research, and we discuss some of the key areas of inquiry currently engaging outcomes researchers. In doing so, we introduce the articles in this supplemental section, which address some of the unique concerns of outcomes researchers and outline the most important challenges confronting this research community.

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Cited Authors

  • Schulman, KA; Seils, DM

Published Date

  • February 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 665 - 670

PubMed ID

  • 12749520

Pubmed Central ID

  • 12749520

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-114X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0149-2918

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0149-2918(03)80103-0


  • eng