Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 16, issue 2, P375-390 2005 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2005.0037 View full text
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Tracey L. Krupski, Arlene Fink, Lorna Kwan, Sally Maliski, Sarah E. Connor, Barbara Clerkin, Mark S. Litwin

Abstract: The objective was to describe health-related quality-of-life (HRQOL) in low-income men with prostate cancer. Subjects were drawn from a statewide public assistance prostate cancer program. Telephone and mail surveys included the RAND 12-item Health Survey and UCLA Prostate Cancer Index Short Form and were compared with normative age-matched men without cancer from the general population reported on in the literature. Of 286 eligible men, 233 (81%) agreed to participate and completed the necessary items. The sa…

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