Quality of life (QOL) characteristics of patients with cervical cancer in the validation study of EORTC-QLQ-CX24.

@article{BjelicRadisic2011QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life (QOL) characteristics of patients with cervical cancer in the validation study of EORTC-QLQ-CX24.},
  author={Vesna Bjelic-Radisic and Pernille Tine Jensen and Andy Nordin and R Galale and Amedeo Costantini and Karin Kuljani{\'c} and Susanne Singer and A C Waldenstrom and Elfriede Greimel},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2011},
  volume={29 15_suppl},
  pages={e19538}
}
e19538 Background: Approximately 46% of patients with cervical cancer are younger than 50 years at the time of diagnosis. The aim of the study was to investigate the QOL of patients undergoing different treatment options. The sensitivity of EORTC-QLQ-CX24 and QLQ-C30 was also tested. METHODS In the validation study of QLQ-CX24 data of 343 patients from 13 countries were analyzed. Mean age was 49.77 (SD 13.28); mean follow-up time 2.54 years (SD 3.22). The QOL was assessed using the EORTC QLQ… CONTINUE READING