9. Quality of Life in Lung Cancer

  1. Alison Leary
  1. Alison Leary

Published Online: 3 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702857.ch9

Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer

How to Cite

Leary, A. (2012) Quality of Life in Lung Cancer, in Lung Cancer (ed A. Leary), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702857.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 10 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405180757

Online ISBN: 9781118702857



  • Anaesthesia;
  • Chemotherapy;
  • Epidemiology of lung cancer;
  • European Organisation for the Treatment of Cancer (EORTC);
  • Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy (FACT);
  • Lung cancer;
  • Lung cancer symptom scale (LCSS);
  • Non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC);
  • Quality of life (QOL);
  • Visual analogue scale (VAS)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Cancer: the Journey, the Individual and Society

  • Doing the work of Cancer and Quality of Life

  • Towards an Understanding of the Meaning of Quality of Life in Lung Cancer

  • Quality of Life in Advanced Lung Cancer: Instruments Used to Measure Health-Related Quality of Life

  • Summary

  • References