Brazilian version of the QLQ-LC13 lung cancer module of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer: preliminary reliability and validity report

@article{Brabo2006BrazilianVO,
  title={Brazilian version of the QLQ-LC13 lung cancer module of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer: preliminary reliability and validity report},
  author={Elo{\'a} Pereira Brabo and Marcos Eduardo Machado Paschoal and Irene Biasoli and Fernanda Esteves Nogueira and Magda Conceiç{\~a}o B. Gomes and Isabelle Pimentel Gomes and Leila Cristina Andrade Martins and Nelson Spector},
  journal={Quality of Life Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={1519-1524}
}
This study reports the reliability and validity of the Brazilian Portuguese version of QLQ-LC13. After translation and cross-cultural adaptation, the questionnaire was administered, together with the QLQ-C30 core questionnaire, to 82 patients with lung cancer. The analysis was based on 60 patients who completed two interviews, and who received chemotherapy alone or in combination with radiotherapy. The reliability or internal consistency of dyspnea scale was 0.79. The pain scale needed to be… CONTINUE READING