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Health-Related Quality of Life in Prostate Cancer Survivors: Implications for Nursing Care / Abbas Mardani, Shadan Pedram Razi, Reza Mazaheri, Mostafa Dianatinasab, Mojtaba Vaismoradi

International Journal of Caring Sciences, Volume: 13, Issue: 2, Pages: 1322 - 1332

Swansea University Author: Mojtaba Vaismoradi

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Background: The quality of life of prostate cancer survivors is influenced by various personal and disease-relatedfactors including age and time passed from cancer diagnosis. Identification of these factors can have implications for improving nursing care strategies during recovery from cancer. Also...

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ISSN: 1791-5201 1792-037X
Published: 2020
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Reza Mazaheri
Mostafa Dianatinasab
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description Background: The quality of life of prostate cancer survivors is influenced by various personal and disease-relatedfactors including age and time passed from cancer diagnosis. Identification of these factors can have implications for improving nursing care strategies during recovery from cancer. Also, there is a lack of knowledge of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) among Iranian prostate cancer (PCa) survivors.Objective: This study aimed to describe HRQoL among Iranian PCa survivors and compare it with age at cancerdiagnosis and time passed from it.Methodology: This cross-sectional study was conducted on 186 PCa survivors at the radiotherapy department of alarge referral teaching hospital in an urban area of Iran. The demographic characteristics form, EORTC QLQ-C30,and EORTC QLQ - PR25 questionnaires were used to gather data. Descriptive and inferential statistics were usedfor data analysis via SPSS.Results: The cancer survivors with older age at cancer diagnosis had significantly lower physical (p = 0.001) andsexual function (p = 009), and higher social function (p = 0.03), fatigue (p = 0.02), dyspnea (p = 0.008), urinary (p =0.007) symptoms and financial difficulties (p = 0.03). Also, statistically significant differences between time passedfrom cancer diagnosis and physical function (p = 0.03), urinary (p = 0.001) and bowel (p = 0.02) symptoms andurinary aid problems (p = 0.006) were reported.Conclusions: Nurses need to pay more attention to age at cancer diagnosis and time passed from it among PCasurvivors during follow-up care programs in order to improve their HRQoL.
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