Preference-based utility scores for adverse events associated with the treatment of gynecologic cancers.

@article{Jewell2013PreferencebasedUS,
  title={Preference-based utility scores for adverse events associated with the treatment of gynecologic cancers.},
  author={Elizabeth L. Jewell and Michael P. Smrtka and Gloria Broadwater and Fidel A. Valea and Debra M. Davis and Kimberly C Nolte and Renea Valea and Evan R. Myers and Laura J. Havrilesky},
  journal={International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={23 6},
  pages={
          1158-66
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Our goals were to (1) define a set of descriptive health states related to adverse events (AEs) associated with gynecologic cancer treatment with radical surgery and chemoradiation and (2) derive a set of quality of life-related utility scores corresponding to these health states. METHODS We developed a list of health states for grade 3/4 AEs related to gynecologic cancer treatment. Using the visual analog scale score and time trade-off (TTO) methods, valuation of each health state… CONTINUE READING
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