Health state utility and toxicities in metastatic lung cancer: A qualitative study.

@article{Nafees2006HealthSU,
  title={Health state utility and toxicities in metastatic lung cancer: A qualitative study.},
  author={Beenish Nafees and Mai Stafford and Shkun Bhalla and Jessamy Watkins},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 18_suppl},
  pages={16017}
}
16017 Background: In metastatic lung cancer, it is expected that quality of life is impacted both by the efficacy and toxicity of therapy. Previous research has reported health states either based on response to therapy or on toxicity, but not in combination. Using methodology applied in breast cancer (Narewska 2005), we developed health state descriptions for advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) for use in cost-utility analyses. METHODS An interview discussion and content validation… CONTINUE READING