Harindra Jayasekara

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To evaluate the psychometric properties of the Sinhala version of the breast cancer-specific health-related quality of life (HRQL) module of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (QLQ-BR23). Psychometric testing assessed the hypothesized scale structure, internal consistency, construct validity and acceptability of the Sinhala(More)
BACKGROUND Patients' satisfaction with cancer care has not been studied in detail in the South-Asian region in spite of rising cancer incidence. OBJECTIVE To validate the 'Sinhala' translation of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) in-patient satisfaction with care questionnaire (IN-PATSAT32) in Sri Lanka. METHOD We(More)
OBJECTIVE To translate and validate the 'Sinhala' language version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer head-and-neck cancer-specific health-related quality-of-life questionnaire module, the QLQ-H&N35, for use in Sri Lanka. METHODS Psychometric testing assessed the hypothesized scale structure, scale reliability, construct(More)
OBJECTIVE The cervical cancer-specific Quality of Life module of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer, EORTC QLQ-CX24, was recently validated in an international field study that did not include cervical cancer patients from South Asia. The aim of our study was to assess the psychometric properties of the instrument in a sample of(More)
The European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Core Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-C30) was evaluated for its psychometric properties in a sample of cancer patients from the culturally distinct South Asian subcontinent, which accounts for a significant proportion of the global cancer burden. Psychometric testing assessed the(More)
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