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European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer
Caption: Efstathios Zikos and Divine Ediebah of the EORTC Quality of Life Department were awarded Fellowship Grants to attend the European Cancer Congress 2013. Divine will present a poster, "Patient-proxy agreement of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measurements in low-grade glioma patients" (Abstract Id: E17-2609), during the "Symptom Science" poster session scheduled on Monday, September 30, 2013 from 09:30 to 12:00 o'clock. In this same session Efstathios will present, "Health-related quality of life in small-cell lung cancer: A systematic review on reporting of methodological and clinical issues in randomized controlled trials" (Abstract ID: E17-2527). Efstathios' abstract will also be discussed in a poster discussion session. The two quality of life researchers will also present research results at the 20th Annual Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Researchers 2013 in Miami. Efstathios will present "A Review of Health-Related Quality of Life Assessment in EORTC Cancer Clinical Trials" (Presentation Number: 1090), and Divine Ediebah will present "Patient-proxy agreement of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) measurements in low-grade glioma patients" (Presentation Number: 1093). For his presentation at ISOQOL, Divine was chosen by the Scholarship Selection Committee to receive one of this year's Developing Country Scholarships.
Credit: EORTC Headquarters file photo
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