Quality of life in long-term survivors of bladder cancer.

@article{Allareddy2006QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in long-term survivors of bladder cancer.},
  author={Veerasathpurush Allareddy and Julianna Kennedy and Michele M. West and Badrinath R. Konety},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 11},
  pages={
          2355-62
        }
}
BACKGROUND The quality of life (QOL) of long-term survivors of bladder cancer in a population-based registry was assessed. METHODS The Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT-BL) instrument was used to evaluate QOL in a population-based sample of bladder cancer patients. QOL scores were compared between those undergoing radical cystectomy (RC) or those with an intact bladder (BI) and between continent and conduit urinary diversion groups. The influence of current age and time since… CONTINUE READING
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