Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-07-03
Received: 8 April 2018
Accepted: 24 June 2019
First Online: 3 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study (registration number: P16HNR) has received ethical approval from the Medical Ethical Committee of the participating hospitals. The participating hospitals are: Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+)/MAASTRO Clinic, Maastricht; Medical Center Haaglanden (MCH), The Hague; Medisch Spectrum Twente (MST); Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI), Amsterdam; Radboud university medical center (Radboudumc) Nijmegen, University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU), Utrecht; Rijnstate Hospital, Arnhem. A written informed consent is obtained from all participants upon participation.
: Not applicable.
: AB, EP and MS are supported by a non-restricted research grant from ATOS Medical Sweden contributing to the existing infrastructure for health-related quality of life research of the department of Head and Neck Oncology and Surgery. ATOS Medical Sweden had no involvement in the development of the study protocol.