Nurse-or Surgeon-led Follow-up After Rectal Cancer: a Randomised Trial.
- Patients curatively operated for rectal cancer.
- Patients had to be more than 18 years of age and written and oral informed consent
- Those with psychiatric disorders, dementia and whose general condition had
deteriorated with an expected survival of less than six months were not eligible.
Type of Study:
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Outcome Time Frame:
At each patient visit, i.e. every 6 months during the first three years than every year after rectal cancer surgery.
Sweden: Regional Ethical Review Board
- Rectal Cancer
- rectal cancer
- specialist nurse
- Rectal Neoplasms