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Self-reported versus proxy reported quality of life for breast cancer patients in the Islamic Republic of Iran Najafi, F.; Nedjat, S.; Zendehdel, K.; Mirzania, M.; Montazeri, A. (2016-11)Since quality of life [QoL] is subjective, self-reported QoL is the main source of assessment; however, in some situations the patient cannot evaluate his/her own status. In this cross-sectional study, 148 patients with breast cancer referred to the Cancer Institute of the Islamic Republic of Iran and their caregivers were selected through the consecutive sampling method. Five oncologists from this centre also evaluated the QoL of these patients. The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire was ...