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HIGHLIGHTED ARTICLES FROM ANNALS OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

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Postoperative Complications and Long-Term Quality of Life After Multimodality Treatment for Esophageal Cancer: An Analysis of the Prospective Observational Cohort Study of Esophageal-Gastric Cancer Patients (POCOP)

Postoperative Complications and Long Term Quality of Life After Multimodality Treatment for Esophageal Cancer

Jezerskyte, E., van Berge Henegouwen, M.I., van Laarhoven, H.W.M. et al.

https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-021-10144-5

Jezerskyte, E., van Berge Henegouwen, M.I., van Laarhoven, H.W.M. et al. Postoperative Complications and Long-Term Quality of Life After Multimodality Treatment for Esophageal Cancer: An Analysis of the Prospective Observational Cohort Study of Esophageal-Gastric Cancer Patients (POCOP). Ann Surg Oncol 28, 7259–7276 (2021).

Synopsis:  Esophageal and gastro-esophageal junction cancer patients often have a reduced health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) following surgery. In general, postoperative complications were not associated with short- and long-term HR-QoL in patients following an esophagectomy.

Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Lower Extremity: Functional Outcome and Quality of Life

Kask, G., Repo, J.P., Tukiainen, E.J. et al.

https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-021-09774-6

Citation: Kask, G., Repo, J.P., Tukiainen, E.J. et al. Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Lower Extremity: Functional Outcome and Quality of Life. Ann Surg Oncol 28, 6892–6905 (2021).

Synopsis:  Although tumor and treatment-related factors had an impact, the patient-related factors as age and BMI were the most consistent and significant determinants of both functional outcome and quality of life in postoperative lower extremity soft tissue sarcoma patients.

Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Lower Extremity

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