Cancer, Comorbidities, and HealthRelated Quality of Life of
Ashley Wilder Smith, Ph.D., M.P.H., Bryce B. Reeve, Ph.D., Keith M. Bellizzi, Ph.D., M.P.H.,
Linda C. Harlan, Ph.D., Carrie N. Klabunde, Ph.D., Marni Amsellem, Ph.D., Arlene S. Bierman, M.D., M.S.,
and Ron D. Hays, Ph.D.
This study examined the physical and Prevention, 2007). An individual reach
mental health of 126,685 males and females ing age 65 today could expect to live an
age 65 or over, with and without cancer that additional 17.9 years, and older adults are
completed a Medicare Health Outcomes increasingly concerned with th