Assessing Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Survivors (QLACS)

  title={Assessing Quality of Life in Adult Cancer Survivors (QLACS)},
  author={Nancy E. Avis and Kevin W. Smith and Sarah A. McGraw and Roselyn G. Smith and Vida M. Petronis and Charles S Carver},
  journal={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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