Home    eJManager.com Add Your Journal   |    Follow on Twitter   |    Subscribe to List

Directory for Medical Articles

Open Access


IJCRR. 2017; 9(15): 45-48

A Review on Quality of Life in Cancer Patients: An Indian Scenario

Reena Kumari; Jaspreet Kaur; Monika Kajal.

Cancer is a major public health concern among million of people worldwide and claims thousands of life. The main aim of this review article was to assess the Quality of life (QOL) in Indian cancer patients. QOL is a vital health outcome measure that can only be described in individual terms. It integrates several aspects of life and takes into account impact of illness and treatment. According to the available articles and literature reviews it is found that most of the patients were leading unsatisfactory QOL. Various domains such as physical, psychological, social dimensions etc are affected which in turn influenced the QOL of the patient. Factors such as pain, reduced working capability, and disturbed sleep pattern were significantly found to be affecting the QOL of cancer patients.

Key words: India;carcinogens;QOL (Quality of life)

Full text links

Share this Article

ScopeMed Home
Follow ScopeMed on Twitter
Article Tools
Job Opportunities/Service Offers
eJManager OJMS
eJPort Journal Hosting
About ScopeMed
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Suggest a Journal
Publisher Login
Contact Us

The articles in Scopemed are open access articles licensed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the work is properly cited.
ScopeMed is a Service of eJManager LLC Publishing for Scientific Publications. Copyright © ScopeMedź Information Services.
Scopemed Buttons