publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

Quality of life in urinary bladder and prostate cancer patients

Schmidt, Stefanie, 1979-;
Open Access English
  • Published: 21 Jul 2014
  • Publisher: Universitat Pompeu Fabra
The overall objective of this thesis was to describe the evolution of Health-Related Quality of Life in Spanish patients with urologic tumours; and to the examine clinical and treatment-related factors associated with changes in Health-Related Quality of Life during the first year of treatment. The EMPARO project is an observational, multicenter, prospective study on patients diagnosed with bladder cancer (n=326) and prostate cancer (n=472). Consecutive patients were enrolled in 7 Spanish hospitals, and evaluations (conducted before treatment, at 6 and 12 months after) included the SF-36 health questionnaire and a specific instrument for each tumour location. In...
free text keywords: Health related quality of life, Psychometric evaluation, Prostate cancer, Bladder cancer, Radical prostatectomy, Radical Cystectomy, Calidad de vida relacionada con la salud, Evaluación psicométrica, Cáncer de próstata, Cáncer de vejiga, Prostatectomía radical, Cistectomía radical, 616.6
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