Online Cancer Reporting Tool May Save Lives
A new study of an online tool finds that reporting side effects this way improves cancer patients’ quality of life and reduces emergency room visits. More importantly, the study found this tool boosted survival rates by almost half a year. If you’re being treated for cancer, speak up about your side effects. A study that had patients report problems like nausea and fatigue in an online tool surprisingly improved survival by almost half a year, longer than many new cancer drugs.