History of falls, balance performance, and quality of life in older cancer survivors.

@article{Huang2014HistoryOF,
  title={History of falls, balance performance, and quality of life in older cancer survivors.},
  author={Min Hui Huang and Tracy Lytle and Kara A Miller and Kristin E Smith and Kayle Fredrickson},
  journal={Gait & posture},
  year={2014},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={
          451-6
        }
}
Older cancer survivors may be predisposed to falls because of the sequalae associated with cancer and its treatments. This study examined the association between the fall history, balance performance, and health-related quality of life (QoL) in older, community-dwelling cancer survivors who had completed primary cancer treatments. Forty-one cancer survivors (age = 67.9 ± 8.8 years) participated in the study. Balance performance was examined using the Activities-specific Balance Confidence Scale… CONTINUE READING
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