Article Abstract

Bladder utility symptom scale: a new patient reported outcome measure for health-related quality of life in bladder cancer

Authors: Bhaskar K. Somani


Quality of life (QoL) is a subjective experience and measuring it can be challenging given the complexities in the nature of presentation and management of bladder cancer (1-4). However, QoL must be determined by the patients rather than by clinicians and it is important to consider how the disease affects them.