Assessing Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Survivors (QLACS)

  title={Assessing Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Survivors (QLACS)},
  author={N. Avis and K. Smith and S. McGraw and R. Smith and Vida M. Petronis and C. Carver},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  • N. Avis, K. Smith, +3 authors C. Carver
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Quality of Life Research
  • This article describes development of a quality of life measure designed to assess issues relevant to long-term cancer survivors. In-depth semi-structured interviews were conducted with 58 long-term cancer survivors to identify domains most relevant to long-term survivors (≥ 5 years post-diagnosis). Self-report items were developed from these interviews and administered to a second sample of 242 long-term survivors. Domains and items were selected from the item pool by a combination of factor… CONTINUE READING
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