publication . Article . 2015

Quality of life and its determinants among colorectal cancer survivors

Hossein Ali Nikbakht; Nayyereh Amini Sani; Mohamad Asghari Jafarabadi; Seyed Reza Hosseini;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 May 2015 Journal: Majallah-i dānishgāh-i ̒ulūm-i pizishkī-i Kirmānshāh, volume 19, issue 2, pages 84-92 (issn: 2251-9068, eissn: 2251-9076, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Abstract
Background: Colorectal cancer has a significant impact on physical, mental and social discomfort of patients. The aim of this study was to assess different aspects of health-related quality of life and its association with demographic characteristics and some clinical features in colorectal cancer survivors in the city of Babol. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in 2013 among 120 colorectal cancer survivors identified in the cancer registry from 2007 to 2012. A questionnaire containing demographic data, disease characteristics and health-related quality of life (EORTC-QLQ-C30 standard questionnaire) was completed via face to face interview at pat...
Subjects
free text keywords: demographic characteristics, quality of life, EORTC-QLQ-C30, cancer, colorectal, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R
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