Table 2

Baseline and six month median quality of life (QL) scores (median (interquartile range))

QL variable Baseline QL score (n=89) 6 month QL score (n=38)
Physical80  (40–100)60  (40–100)
Role100 (50–100)50 (50–100)
Social83 (50–100)67 (33–100)
Cognitive83 (83–100)83 (67–100)
Emotional83 (67–100)83 (58–100)
Global QL50 (33–75)54 (42–67)
Fatigue33 (11–56)33 (22–56)
Anorexia33 (0–67)33 (0–67)
Emesis17 (0–33)0 (0–33)
Constipation33 (0–33)0 (0–33)
Diarrhoea0 (0–0)0 (0–33)
Pain17 (0–33)17 (0–33)
Dyspnoea0 (0–33)33 (0–33)
Sleep problems0 (0–33)17 (0–33)
Finance problems0 (0–0)0 (0–0)
Dysphagia44 (22–67)22 (0–33)