Changes in spirituality and quality of life in patients undergoing radiation therapy.

@article{Samuelson2012ChangesIS,
  title={Changes in spirituality and quality of life in patients undergoing radiation therapy.},
  author={Bethany T Samuelson and Erik K. Fromme and Charles R. Thomas},
  journal={The American journal of hospice & palliative care},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={449-54}
}
PURPOSE Investigations into the role of spirituality in cancer confirm the association of good spiritual well-being with many positive outcomes. This study aimed to evaluate potential changes in spirituality over the course of radiation therapy (RT). PATIENTS AND MATERIALS The Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy-Spiritual questionnaire measuring spiritual well-being and quality of life (QOL) was administered to adult patients undergoing RT. Scores were compared using student t… CONTINUE READING

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