Longitudinal assessment of quality of life and lifestyle in newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patients: the roles of surgery and chemotherapy.

@article{Gruenigen2006LongitudinalAO,
  title={Longitudinal assessment of quality of life and lifestyle in newly diagnosed ovarian cancer patients: the roles of surgery and chemotherapy.},
  author={Vivian E. von Gruenigen and Heidi E. Frasure and Eric L. Jenison and Michael P. Hopkins and Karen M. Gil},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2006},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={120-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To prospectively evaluate quality of life (QoL), use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and diet/exercise changes in ovarian cancer patients during the first 6 months following diagnosis. METHODS Patients with newly diagnosed ovarian cancer were enrolled pre- or post-operatively and surveyed at 3 and 6 months. The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT-G), Medical Outcomes Survey (SF-36), and CAM/diet/exercise questionnaires were used. Independent samples t… CONTINUE READING

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