Prospective study of health-related quality of life for children with brain tumors treated with proton radiotherapy.

@article{Kuhlthau2012ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of health-related quality of life for children with brain tumors treated with proton radiotherapy.},
  author={Karen A. Kuhlthau and Margaret B. Pulsifer and Beow Yong Yeap and Dianali Rivera Morales and Jennifer Delahaye and Kristen S. Hill and D Ebb and Annah N Abrams and Shannon M Macdonald and Nancy J. Tarbell and Torunn I. Yock},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 17},
  pages={2079-86}
}
PURPOSE We describe the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of a cohort of children with brain tumors treated with proton radiotherapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS We recruited 142 pediatric patients with brain tumors (age 2 to 18 years) and parents of such patients treated with proton radiation at Massachusetts General Hospital from 2004 to 2010. HRQoL was assessed using the PedsQL core, brain tumor, and cancer modules (range, 0 to 100). Assessments took place during radiation and annually… CONTINUE READING
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