Mujahadatuljannah, Ismarwati, Ratnaningsih


Cervical cancer is the fourth most frequent cancer in women with an estimated 570,000 new cases in 2018 and an incidence 266,000 cases of death. Cancer no longer focuses only how long a patient can survive but also how is patient’s health related to quality of life patient. The quality of life among cervical cancer survivors is related to various factors. The aim of this study was to determine the factors associated with quality of life among cervical cancer survivors This study used a systematic literature review. The following databases were searched; PubMed and Sciencedirect by entering keyword: quality of life, health related quality of life, HRQoL, cervical cancer. Articles published from 2008-2018; The results show factors associated with quality of life among cervical cancer survivors include the type of treatment, stage of cervical cancer, time of treatment, comorbidity, selfesteem, age, education, health insurance, economic status, social and family support; Conclusion: The authors have identified factors that significantly contribute to good quality of life including patients who received only surgery, early stage of cervical cancer, long term treatment, less comorbidity, higher self-esteem, younger age, higher education, having health insurance, higher household income, good social support and good family support.

Keywords: Factors, Quality of life, Health Related Quality of Life, HRQoL, Cervical Cancer

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