Research Papers/Topics in Radiotherapy

Assessing Cancer Patients’ Quality of Life and Coping Mechanisms in Radiotherapy Department of the University College Hospital, Ibadan

ABSTRACTBackground: Cancer is often associated with a lot of pain and suffering. These suggest that coping with the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of cancer is a major life stressor that is capable of influencing patients’ quality of life (QoL). Purpose: The purpose of the study is to assess the relationship between cancer patients QoL dimensions and coping strategies in the Radiotherapy Department of the University College Hospital Ibadan, Nigeria. Methods: Data were collected on...