Pediatric Solid Tumor Survivors

In one study of 220 survivors, participants completed the EORTC QLQ-C30 and the Ferrans and Powers Quality of Life Index for Cancer.4 Back pain was reported by patients with osteosarcoma who had undergone amputation of an extremity and Wilms tumor patients who had received abdominal radiation therapy. Multiple models to predict quality of life showed that pain (p = -0.10 to -0.13, p < 0.01); dyspnea

(P = -0.22 to -0.29; p < 0.01), and measures of toxicity had a negative effect on both measures of quality of life.5

Dealing With Back Pain

Dealing With Back Pain

Deal With Your Pain, Lead A Wonderful Life An Live Like A 'Normal' Person. Before I really start telling you anything about me or finding out anything about you, I want you to know that I sympathize with you. Not only is it one of the most painful experiences to have backpain. Not only is it the number one excuse for employees not coming into work. But perhaps just as significantly, it is something that I suffered from for years.

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