Health-related quality of life in children and emotional reactions of parents following completion of cancer treatment.

  title={Health-related quality of life in children and emotional reactions of parents following completion of cancer treatment.},
  author={Heleen Stam and Martha Alexandra Grootenhuis and Paul P. T. Brons and H. N. Caron and Bob Fred Last},
  journal={Pediatric blood & cancer},
  volume={47 3},
BACKGROUND Completing therapy is one of the major transitions in care in the practice of pediatric oncology and, therefore, deserves special consideration. The purpose of the study was to investigate health-related quality of life (HRQOL) of pediatric patients, and emotional reactions of their parents, shortly after the end of successful treatment. METHODS HRQOL of 126 patients, aged 1-15 years, on average 2 months after the end of successful treatment, was assessed with the TNO-AZL Pre… CONTINUE READING


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