Journal article

How Do We Define and Measure Optimal Care for Cancer Survivors? An Online Modified Reactive Delphi Study

Karolina Lisy, Lena Ly, Helana Kelly, Melanie Clode, Michael Jefford

CANCERS | MDPI | Published : 2021


This research sought to answer the question 'what quality criteria do survivorship experts consider to be important in achieving optimal cancer survivorship care?'. An online modified reactive Delphi survey consisting of two rounds was completed with experts including consumers, clinicians, researchers, policymakers and quality and accreditation professionals. Survey items were based on international literature and considered three domains: Policy, process and outcome. In round 1 (R1), experts ranked the importance of 68 criteria on a five-point Likert scale. Criteria were retained if scored 4 (important) or 5 (very important) by >75% participants. In round 2 (R2), experts ranked top 10 crit..

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