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To complete a systematic review of available literature regarding the relationship between information provision and health-related quality of life, anxiety, and depression
Additional research is needed before making definitive conclusions about information interventions is justified; because of methodological constraints, the results in the studies examined did not reach statistical significance. The fast and recent development of the field of patient-reported outcomes in cancer survivorship will make conducting studies of better quality possible.