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A Study to Assess the Quality of Life (QOL) Among Parents of Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) Attending Oncology Out Patient Department (OPD) In Selected Hospital of Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Introduction: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) is the most common childhood cancer. The leukemia affects not only the quality of life (QOL) of children but also their caregivers. This study aimed to identify the Quality of Life of parents of children with ALL and to find out the association between QOL of parents of children with ALL and the selected demographic variables.

Tue, 01/17/2023 - 09:17

Returning research results: caregivers’ reactions following computerized cognitive training among childhood cancer survivors

Background: Few researchers routinely disseminate results to participants; however, there is increasing acknowledgment that benefits of returning results outweigh potential risks. Our objective was to determine whether use of specific guidelines developed by the Children’s Oncology Group (COG) when preparing a lay summary would aid in understanding results. Specifically, to determine if caregivers of childhood cancer survivors found a lay summary comprehensive, easy to understand, and helpful following participation in a computerized cognitive training program.

Thu, 01/05/2023 - 18:44