Health-related quality of life and psychological distress among cancer survivors in Southeast Asia: results from a longitudinal study in eight low- and middle-income countries

@inproceedings{Kimman2017HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life and psychological distress among cancer survivors in Southeast Asia: results from a longitudinal study in eight low- and middle-income countries},
  author={Merel L. Kimman and Stephen Jan and Sanne Peters and Cheng-Har Yip and Corazon A. Ngelangel and Nirmala Bhoo-Pathy and Mark Woodward},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND A better understanding of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and psychological distress in cancer survivors can raise awareness, promote the development of policies in cancer survivorship care, and facilitate better targeted use of limited resources in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). The main objectives of this paper were therefore to assess HRQoL and the prevalence of psychological distress amongst cancer survivors in Southeast Asia and identify risk factors of these… CONTINUE READING