International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Survey Paper | Oncology Science | Bulgaria | Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017


Examination Methods of Life Quality in Cancer Patients of the Head and Neck

Ivan Gerdzhikov [7]


Abstract: Introduction Oncological diseases in the area of the head and neck cause numerous functional disorders and changes in appearance, that make the quality of life worse. Objective The purpose of this research is to follow up and analyze the methods, used to examination and evaluation of quality of life in patients with cancer of the head and neck. Discussion Treatment and rehabilitation of cancer patients in maxillo-facial area is complicated and long process. This requires examination and assessment of their general physical and mental health. The main methods and tools for evaluation life quality in these patients are the surveys. Conclusion The application of specific methods for examination the quality of life in patients with cancer of the head and neck allows an objective assessment of their condition, which supports the treatment and rehabilitation.


Keywords: quality of life, cancer of head and neck, maxillofacial defects, maxillary resection, obturator


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 2, February 2017,


Pages: 2022 - 2026


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