Ten-year quality of life outcomes in men with prostate cancer

Ralph, Nicholas ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7404-9996 and Ng, Shu Kay and Zajdlewicz, Leah and Lepore, Stephen J. and Heathcote, Peter and Kneebone, Andrew and Dunn, Jeffrey C. and Chambers, Suzanne K. (2020) Ten-year quality of life outcomes in men with prostate cancer. Psycho-Oncology, 29 (2). pp. 444-449. ISSN 1057-9249

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Abstract

Many prostate cancer survivors face ongoing decrements in health‐related quality of life (HRQoL)
The long‐term trajectories of men with prostate cancer are not well described
To our knowledge, this is the first substantive prospective study to track men's HRQoL, life satisfaction and symptom burden ten years from diagnosis
Androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), multiple comorbidities, younger age and socioeconomic disadvantage are risk indicators for poorer long‐term HRQoL after prostate cancer.
Risk indicators need to be incorporated into survivorship care planning to facilitate personalised care for men most at risk of poorer physical and mental health.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Nursing and Midwifery (1 Jan 2015 -)
Faculty/School / Institute/Centre: Historic - Institute for Resilient Regions - Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research (1 Aug 2018 - 31 Mar 2020)
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2020 05:55
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2021 00:45
Uncontrolled Keywords: mental health, prostatic neoplasms, psychological symptoms, prostate cancer, quality of life, survivors, survivorship, supportive care
Fields of Research (2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1112 Oncology and Carcinogenesis > 111299 Oncology and Carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified
Fields of Research (2020): 32 BIOMEDICAL AND CLINICAL SCIENCES > 3211 Oncology and carcinogenesis > 321199 Oncology and carcinogenesis not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/pon.5255
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/37525

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