Prostate cancer: the overall good quality of life for patients

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in humans. A survey that has just been published is interested in the conditions of life of the patients. On the occasion of the eighth national day of the prostate, which took place on September 20, the association of Urology conducted a survey of patients… It appears that […]

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in humans. A survey that has just been published is interested in the conditions of life of the patients.

On the occasion of the eighth national day of the prostate, which took place on September 20, the association of Urology conducted a survey of patients…

It appears that the quality of life for men with prostate cancer is generally good: rated from 0 (very bad) to 10 (very good), it has been estimated to average 7.37. Fifteen patients (or 13%) felt quality of life very good (10).

And this despite the side effects of treatments (with numerous complaints about the virility and sexuality impact)…

The close relationship between quality of life and leading patients stating a quality of life good, even very good (from 7 to 10), are more likely to have been well informed about disease and treatments at the time of the support…

However, metastatic patients, there is a significant degradation of the quality of life. These patients themselves less well informed than patients on disease and treatment…

The patient information is essentielleL’ patient information thus seems to be an essential element that participates in their quality of life. Through this day, men were so sensitized to the dialogue, it’s no longer hesitate to speak in consultation with their physician their symptoms, their doubts or difficulties…

Remember that this cancer which affects the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive, is the most common cancer in humans. Each year in United States, 71 000 new cases and 9 000 deaths are recorded…

 

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