Quality of life of cervical cancer patients after completion of treatment -A study among Bangladeshi women

Cervical cancer is the main cause of malignancy-related death among women living in developing countries. The aim of this study is to evaluate the quality of life (QOL) among Bangladeshi cervical cancer survivors and its relationships with demographic and disease related factors A cross-sectional study was carried out on one hundred nine consecutive cervical cancer survivors in National Institute of cancer Research and Hospital, Dhaka from September 2014 to february2015 using European organization for Research and treatment of cancer core Questionnaires (QOL-C30 and QOLCX24). Demographic condition like education level, occupation and disease related factors like stages, treatment modality and duration of follow-up time were taken as investigating factors against functional scales. Cronbach´s alpha was calculated to asses’ internal consistency among items.

 

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