Comparison of the FACT-C, EORTC QLQ-CR38, and QLQ-CR29 quality of life questionnaires for patients with colorectal cancer: a literature review

@article{Ganesh2016ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the FACT-C, EORTC QLQ-CR38, and QLQ-CR29 quality of life questionnaires for patients with colorectal cancer: a literature review},
  author={Vithusha Ganesh and Arnav Agarwal and Marko Popovic and David F. Cella and Rachel B. McDonald and Sherlyn Vuong and Henry Lam and Leigha Rowbottom and Stephanie Chan and Tasneem Barakat and Carlo Deangelis and Michael Borean and Edward Chow and Andrew Bottomley},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2016},
  volume={24},
  pages={3661-3668}
}
The purpose of this review was to compare the development, characteristics, validity, and reliability of three widely used quality of life (QOL) assessment tools used in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients: the Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy-Colorectal (FACT-C), the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life (EORTC) Quality of Life Questionnaire Colorectal Cancer Module (QLQ-CR38) and its successor, the QLQ-CR29. A literature search was conducted using Ovid… CONTINUE READING
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