Brain cancer module: QLQ-BN Scope. The brain cancer module is meant for use among brain cancer patients varying in disease stage and treatment. The EORTC QLQ-BN20 questionnaire for assessing the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in brain cancer patients: A phase IV validation. To be used in conjunction with the EORTC QLQ-C30 for measuring the health- related quality of life in patients with brain cancer.

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EORTC QLQ-BN20 – EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire – Brain Cancer Module

CoateChristine MasseyNatalie C. Prospective assessment of quality of life in adult patients with primary brain tumors in routine neurooncology practice.

Identification of MCIDs was carried out using two clinical anchors: Email alerts New issue alert. Claudia BitterlichDirk Vordermark Oncology letters Functional assessment of cancer therapy-brain questionnaire: J Can Res Ther ;2: How to cite this article: There were major suggestions in three questions, which were incorporated qlq-bnn20 the second intermediate questionnaire to form the final Hindi BN questionnaire.

Eottc Life Res ; Scales from the QLQ-C30 that were suitable for anchoring against PS, together with the respective correlation coefficients with the anchor were: Citations Publications citing this paper.

Qual Life Res ;5: For illustration, the first difference in PF mean change of adjacent categories is obtained as 4. This paper has been referenced on Twitter 1 time over the past 90 days.


EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire – Brain Cancer Module (EORTC QLQ-BN20)

Anchor-based methods link HRQoL measures dortc external criteria, either to a known indicator that has clinical relevance [e. Ninety-five percent confidence intervals CI for the differences in mean of change scores between adjacent categories the MCID were calculated. Quality of life and physical limitations in primary brain tumor patients Mariana Rodrigues GazzottiSuzana M. Since the results for T 1 and T 2 were very similar, only the results at T 1 are reported.

The process included forward translation by two translators, discussion with the translators in case of discrepancies and formation of first intermediate questionnaire. Meta-analysis provides evidence-based effect sizes for a cancer-specific quality of life questionnaire, the FACT-G. The association between HRQoL scores and anchor values and between changes in the anchor values and changes in the HRQoL scale were quantified by the Spearman’s rank correlation coefficient.

Patients classified as having improved by the anchor tended to have better HRQoL scores, and those classified as deteriorated by the anchor tended to have worse HRQoL scores, while those classified as not changed by the anchor generally did not appear to have changed in their HRQoL i.

Analysis of health-related quality of life in patients with brain tumors prior and subsequent to radiotherapy. Prognosis of advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: Effects of radiotherapy on cognitive function in patients with low-grade glioma measured by the Folstein Mini-Mental State Examination. In general, the anchor-based MCID estimates tended to be larger than the 0.


It may therefore be argued that such anchors may not be used for the particular scales. Quality, interpretation and presentation of European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer quality of life questionnaire core 30 data in randomized controlled trials.

Possible limits to the universality of the one-half standard deviation comment. For permissions, please email: Changes in PS are accepted as clinically significant by most oncologists, and PS criteria is frequently used to determine eligibility for a given treatment or clinical trial.

Quality of life of breast cancer patients in Taiwan: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. This is in contrast to a number of studies [ 121326 ] that have found that MCID estimates for deterioration were larger than those for improvement.

The two versions differ only in the response options for items in the physical and role functioning domains. Prosthetics and Orthotics International. Giant-cell arteritis without cranial manifestations presenting as fever of unknown origin: These anchors are clearly definable, understandable, and are commonly used by clinicians in assessment of cancer patients and could therefore help guide interpretation of HRQoL scores.

Effects qlqb-n20 radiotherapy with concomitant and adjuvant temozolomide versus radiotherapy alone on survival in glioblastoma in a randomised phase III study: