Quality of life assessment in patients with prostate cancer after radical prostatectomy
We summarized the quality of life (QL) assessment experience in patients who underwent radical prostatectomy (RPE) due to prostatic cancer. EORTCQLQ–C30 and EORTC QLQ–PR25 surveys were used. Independent factors that result in decrease of QL after RPE are the stage of the tumor, progression of the disease, urine retention impairment, erectile dysfunction, biochemical relapse of the disease. Early detection of risk factors facilitates improvement of QL in patients after RPE.
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