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Table 2 Change in FACT-G Scores between Time Point 1 and Time Point 2 Stratified by SSA Treatment Duration (N = 87)

From: Assessment of change in quality of life, carcinoid syndrome symptoms and healthcare resource utilization in patients with carcinoid syndrome

  Mean Δ FACT-G Scoresa Mean Δ CS-Specific Additional FACT Scorea
N Total Physical well-being Social well-being Emotional well-being Functional well-being Total
SSA duration at Time Point 1 (years)
> 0 to 2 11 3.7 1.5 0.1 1.6 0.5 6.0
> 2 to 5 37 0.0 0.6 −0.5 0.1 − 0.1 2.2
> 5 39 −1.2 −0.3 − 0.5 − 0.1 − 0.4 1.9
  1. Abbreviations: FACT-G Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-General, SSA somatostatin analog
  2. aChange is calculated as the difference in score from Time Point 1 to Time Point 2. A positive change indicates better quality of life