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Table 5 Patients who positively experience the treatment by the structured interview

From: An integrated psychological strategy for advanced colorectal cancer patients

  9 weeks n 18 weeks n p
Treatment area    
   Impact on QoL 53 70 0.001
   Expectations 68 75 n.s.
   Modification over time 63 72 n.s.
   Bolus vs. infusional 51 59 n.s.
   Efficacy 93 95 n.s.
   Side effects 45 54 n.s.
   Length 47 42 n.s.
   Interval between courses 78 78 n.s.
Patient area    
   Impact on anxiety 49 63 0.03
   Impact on depression 54 69 0.02
   Interpersonal Relationship 60 78 0.003
   Free-Time 60 72 0.03
   Work 58 62 n.s.
   Subjective perception of treatment quality 75 86 0.02
Team area    
   Oncologist communication 90 90 n.s.
   Psychologist containment 90 91 n.s.