Cancer and quality of life in spousal dyads: spillover in couples with and without cancer-related health problems

@article{Litzelman2015CancerAQ,
  title={Cancer and quality of life in spousal dyads: spillover in couples with and without cancer-related health problems},
  author={Kristin Litzelman and Paige A Green and K. Robin Yabroff},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={763-771}
}
Poor health of one spouse can adversely influence the partner’s health outcomes (“spillover”). This study aimed to estimate quality of life spillover among spouses and to determine how presence of cancer influenced these effects. We examined data on husband–wife dyads with cancer-related health problems, medical events, or disabilities (n = 910) and matched… CONTINUE READING