Systematic Review on Work Related Symptoms and Support in Prostate Cancer Survivorship Quality Assessment of Studies

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
  • Raj Persad


Moher D. et al. [1], provides a useful list of questions in order to ascertain the ‘quality,’ of the study involved (Table  79.3). Five studies were of ‘C’ quality, 18 were of ‘A’ quality, 21 were of ‘B’ quality using their criteria [1]. Qualitative studies were assessed according to [2].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sanchia S. Goonewardene
    • 1
  • Raj Persad
    • 2
  1. 1.The Royal Free Hospital and UCLLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.North Bristol NHS TrustBristolUnited Kingdom

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