Health-related Quality of Life for Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy: Results of a Large Prospective Cohort

Eur Urol.

RC patients reported favorable HRQOL recovery within 24 mo in most areas other than body image (ileal conduits) and sexual function (both). Importantly, large measurable decreases in scores were not reported by 3 mo after RC. These contemporary outcomes and the excellent locoregional control provided by RC further support it as the gold standard therapy for high-risk bladder cancer.