project . 2020 - 2024 . On going

BD4QoL

Big Data Models and Intelligent tools for Quality of Life monitoring and participatory empowerment of head and neck cancer survivors
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 875192 Call for proposal: H2020-SC1-DTH-2019
  • Funded under: H2020 | RIA Overall Budget: 4,985,980 EURFunder Contribution: 4,985,980 EUR
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    01 Jan 2020
    End Date
    31 Dec 2024
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
Head and neck cancer can take away a patient’s “right to feel human,” and its impact on physical appearance, physical functioning, psychological status and general quality of life (QoL) can be devastating. Over the past several decades, the number of patients who survive head and neck cancer (HNC) has increased; this makes lifelong surveillance critical. HNC imposes an extremely high socioeconomic burden on patients during and after cancer compared to other tumors, including costs from treatment-induced morbidities, loss of workforce participation and short-term disability. Current survivorship care plans mostly focus on functional and health conditions of treat...
Description
Head and neck cancer can take away a patient’s “right to feel human,” and its impact on physical appearance, physical functioning, psychological status and general quality of life (QoL) can be devastating. Over the past several decades, the number of patients who survive head and neck cancer (HNC) has increased; this makes lifelong surveillance critical. HNC imposes an extremely high socioeconomic burden on patients during and after cancer compared to other tumors, including costs from treatment-induced morbidities, loss of workforce participation and short-term disability. Current survivorship care plans mostly focus on functional and health conditions of treat...
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