Table 3.

FACT-B scores for navigated and control patients at 3 months (n = 259)

SubscaleQuestionsControl [mean (SD)]Navigated [mean (SD)]p-value (t-test)
Physical well-being20.2 (6.81)19.7 (6.38)0.51
I have a lack of energy1.8 (1.31)1.9 (1.31)0.53
I have nausea0.6 (1.09)0.7 (1.16)0.51
Because of my physical condition, I have trouble meeting the needs of my family1.0 (1.35)1.1 (1.24)0.79
I have pain1.1 (1.35)1.2 (1.31)0.25
I am bothered by side effects of treatment1.5 (1.46)1.5 (1.40)0.88
I feel ill1.0 (1.38)1.0 (1.30)0.95
I am forced to spend time in bed0.8 (1.21)0.9 (1.28)0.50
Social/family well-being24.0 (5.10)23.0 (5.28)0.12
I feel close to my friends3.4 (1.06)3.3 (1.07)0.28
I get emotional support from my family3.6 (0.95)3.4 (1.07)0.16
I get support from my friends3.5 (0.95)3.4 (1.01)0.37
My family has accepted my illness3.6 (0.79)3.4 (0.88)0.14
I am satisfied with family communication about my illness3.5 (1.09)3.4 (0.94)0.49
I feel close to my partner (or the person who is my main support)3.7 (0.90)3.4 (1.18)0.03
I am satisfied with my sex life2.5 (1.67)2.4 (1.60)0.52
Emotional well-being19.4 (4.69)19.0 (4.37)0.49
I feel sad1.1 (1.13)1.1 (1.12)0.58
I am satisfied with how I am coping with my illness3.3 (1.04)3.2 (1.08)0.35
I am losing hope in the fight against my illness0.2 (0.65)0.2 (0.65)0.92
I feel nervous1.0 (1.20)1.1 (1.20)0.67
I worry about dying0.6 (1.02)0.7 (1.06)0.40
I worry that my condition will get worse1.0 (1.17)1.0 (1.13)0.91
Functional well-being19.8 (6.35)18.5 (6.23)0.10
I am able to work (include work at home)2.8 (1.34)2.6 (1.32)0.34
My work (include work at home) is fulfilling2.8 (1.34)2.6 (1.28)0.26
I am able to enjoy life3.1 (1.11)3.0 (1.16)0.39
I have accepted my illness3.5 (0.91)3.4 (0.95)0.68
I am sleeping well2.4 (1.29)2.1 (1.46)0.10
I am enjoying the things I usually do for fun2.7 (1.34)2.3 (1.42)0.04
I am content with the quality of my life right now2.6 (1.36)2.5 (1.30)0.40
Additional concerns24.5 (6.68)23.7 (6.36)0.33
I have been short of breath0.8 (1.20)0.7 (1.04)0.70
I am self-conscious about the way I dress0.9 (1.27)0.9 (1.27)0.92
One or both of my arms are swollen or tender0.8 (1.21)0.7 (1.18)0.37
I feel sexually attractive1.6 (1.43)1.5 (1.34)0.40
I am bothered by hair loss1.0 (1.43)1.3 (1.59)0.13
I worry about the risk of cancer in other family members1.9 (1.49)2.0 (1.49)0.37
I worry about the effect of stress on my illness1.6 (1.52)1.9 (1.48)0.17
I am bothered by a change in weight1.0 (1.39)1.1 (1.50)0.63
I am able to feel like a woman2.8 (1.29)2.8 (1.28)0.92
Total score83.7 (18.01)80.4 (16.93)0.13

NOTE: t Test uses Satterthwaite method with unequal variances; otherwise uses the pooled methods.