Chapter 34. Assessment of Quality of Life in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Recipients

  1. Frederick R. Appelbaum MD Member Director Professor Head1,2,
  2. Stephen J. Forman MD Director Staff Physician3,4,
  3. Robert S. Negrin MD Professor of Medicine Chief5 and
  4. Karl G. Blume MD, FACP Emeritus Professor of Medicine5,6
  1. Karen L. Syrjala PhD Director of Biobehavioral Sciences and Member and
  2. Samantha Burns Artherholt PhD Research Fellow

Published Online: 5 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303537.ch34

Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition

Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Syrjala, K. L. and Artherholt, S. B. (2009) Assessment of Quality of Life in Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Recipients, in Thomas' Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation: Stem Cell Transplantation, Fourth Edition (eds F. R. Appelbaum, S. J. Forman, R. S. Negrin and K. G. Blume), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303537.ch34

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

  2. 2

    Division of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Duarte, California, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, California, USA

  5. 5

    Division of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

  6. 6

    Division of Bone Marrow Transplantation, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA

Author Information

  1. Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405153485

Online ISBN: 9781444303537

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Keywords:

  • assessment of quality of life in hematopoietic cell transplantation recipients;
  • health-related QOL;
  • Pretransplant;
  • Long-term function;
  • risk factors and diversity in HCT outcomes;
  • measuring QOL;
  • shortening of QOL measures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definition of health-related QOL

  • Dimensions

  • Phases of HCT

  • Risk factors and diversity in HCT outcomes

  • Pediatric QOL

  • Caregivers and parents of pediatric transplant recipients

  • Interventions to improve QOL outcomes

  • Measuring QOL

  • Clinical utility of QOL data

  • Conclusion

  • References