Measurement of Quality of Life in Men With Prostate Cancer

Jeffrey Albaugh

Eileen D. Hacker

quality of life, prostate cancer, survivorship care
CJON 2008, 12(1), 81-86. DOI: 10.1188/08.CJON.81-86

Prostate cancer continues to be one of the most common cancers diagnosed in men. In light of the excellent survival rates for prostate cancer, quality of life is a primary concern during and following prostate cancer treatment. Quality of life is defined and determined in multiple ways. This article explores quality of life in men with prostate cancer. Quality-of-life dimensions, measurement tools, and implications of quality of life with prostate cancer on clinical practice for oncology nurses will be presented.

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