[Development of Japanese version of QOL questionnaire for bladder and prostate cancer patients using FACT-Bl and P: pilot study].

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BACKGROUND Quality of life (QOL) has been known to be a prognostic factor as well as the endpoint of treatment efficacy in many clinical fields. We have begun a US-Japan collaborative project introducing a QOL questionnaire, the FACT (Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy), into Japan. We report on the translation process, results of the pilot study, and… (More)

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@article{Hinotsu1999DevelopmentOJ, title={[Development of Japanese version of QOL questionnaire for bladder and prostate cancer patients using FACT-Bl and P: pilot study].}, author={Atsuko Hinotsu and Manabu Niimi and Hisaaki Akaza and Naoyuki Miyanaga and Hideyuki Takeshima and Sonya L Eremenco and David F. Cella}, journal={Gan to kagaku ryoho. Cancer & chemotherapy}, year={1999}, volume={26 5}, pages={657-66} }