Publications 2013



  1. Krebber AMH, Buffart LM, Kleijn G, Riepma IC, de Bree R, Leemans CR, Becker A, Brug J, van Straten A, Cuijpers P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM. Prevalence of depression in cancer patients: A meta-analysis of diagnostic interviews and self-report instruments. Psychooncology. 2013 Sep 16. doi: 10.1002/pon.3409. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Van der Spek N, Vos J, van Uden-Kraan CF, Breitbart W, Tollenaar RAEM, Cuijeprs P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM. Meaning making in cancer survivors: a focus group study. PlosOne, in press. PLoS One. 2013 Sep 26;8(9):e76089.
  3. Buffart LM, Kalter J, Chinapaw MJM, Heymans WM, Aaronson NK, Courney KS, Jacobsen PB, Newton RU, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Brug J. Predicting OptimaL cAncer RehabIlitation and Supportive care (POLARIS); Rationale and design for meta-analyses of individual patient data of randomized controlled trials evaluating the effect of exercise and psychosocial interventions on health-related quality of life in cancer survivors. Syst Rev. 2013 Sep 13;2(1):75.
  4. Eeltink CM, Incrocci L, Witte BI, Meurs S, Visser O, Huijgens P, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM. Fertility and sexual function in female Hodgkin lymphoma survivors of reproductive age. J Clin Nurs. 2013 Jun 28. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Petersen MA, Giesinger JM, Holzner B, Arraras JI, Conroy T, Gamper EM, King MT, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Young T, Groenvold M. Psychometric evaluation of the EORTC computerized adaptive test (CAT) fatigue item pool. Qual Life Res. 2013 Feb 28.
  6. de Bruijn MJ, Rinkel RN, Cnossen IC, Witte BI, Langendijk JA, Leemans CR, Leeuw IM. Associations between voice quality and swallowing function in patients treated for oral or oropharyngeal cancer. Support Care Cancer. 2013 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print.
  7. van Uden-Kraan CF, Chinapaw MJ, Drossaert CH, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Buffart LM. Cancer patients’ experiences with and perceived outcomes of yoga: results from focus groups. Support Care Cancer. July 2013, Volume 21, Issue 7, pp 1861-1870.
  8. Langius JAE, van Dijk AM, Doornaert P, Kruizengad HM, Langendijk JA, Leemans CR, Weijs PJM, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM. More than 10% weight loss in head and neck cancer patients during radiotherapy is independently associated with deterioration in quality of life. Nutr Cancer. 2013;65(1):76-83.
  9. Oskam IM, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Aaronson NK, Witte BI, de Bree Rm, Doornaert P, Langendijk JA, Leemans CR. Prospective evaluation of health-related quality of life in long-term oral and oropharyngeal cancer survivors and the perceived need for supportive care. Oral Oncol. 2013;49(5):443-8.
  10. Petersen MA, Aaronson NK, Arraras JI, Chie WC, Conroy T, Costantini A, Giesinger JM, Holzner B, King MT, Singer S, Velikova G, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Young T, Groenvold M, on behalf of the EORTC Quality of Life Group. The EORTC computer-adaptive tests (CATs) measuring physical functioning and fatigue exhibited high levels of measurement precision and efficiency. J Clin Epidemiol. 2013;66(3):330-9.
  11. Singer S, Arraras JI, Chie WC, Fisher SE, Galalae R, Hammerlid E, Nicolatou-Galitis O, Schmalz C, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Gamper E, Keszte J, Hofmeister D. Performance of the EORTC questionnaire for the assessment of quality of life in head and neck cancer patients EORTC QLQ-H&N35: a methodological review. Qual Life Res. 2012 Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Singer S, Arraras JI, Baumann I, Boehm A, Chie WC, Galalae R, Langendijk JA, Guntinas-Lichius O, Hammerlid E, Pinto M, Nicolatou-Galitis O, Schmalz C, Sen M, Sherman AC, Spiegel K, Verdonck-de Leeuw IM, Yarom N, Zotti P, Hofmeister D; on behalf of the EORTC Quality of Life and the EORTC Head and Neck Cancer Groups. Quality of life in patients with head and neck cancer receiving targeted or multimodal therapy – Update of the EORTC QLQ-H&N35, Phase I. Head Neck. 2012 Aug 21. [Epub ahead of print]