Health-related quality of life in adolescents at the time of diagnosis with osteosarcoma or acute myeloid leukemia.

@article{Hinds2009HealthrelatedQO,
  title={Health-related quality of life in adolescents at the time of diagnosis with osteosarcoma or acute myeloid leukemia.},
  author={Pamela S. Hinds and Catherine A. Billups and Xueyuan Cao and Jami S Gattuso and Elizabeth A Burghen and Nancy K West and Jeffrey E. Rubnitz and Najat C. Daw},
  journal={European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={156-63}
}
Although measuring health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in adolescents with cancer helps clinicians to personalize care for their patients, no previous studies have included HRQoL measurement at the time of diagnosis of osteosarcoma (OS) or acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of measuring adolescents' HRQoL at the time of their diagnosis of OS or AML, and to compare their ratings with those of their parents and of similarly diagnosed but… CONTINUE READING
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