Patient Preferences

Not only does a patient's self-assessment often differ substantially from the judgement of their doctor or other healthcare staff, but patients' preferences also seem to differ from those of other people. Many patients accept toxic chemotherapy for the prospect of minimal benefit in terms of probability of cure or prolongation of life, contrary to the expectations of medical staff. Therefore QoL should be measured from the patient's perspective, using a patient-completed questionnaire.

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