Development and validation of the Bladder Cancer Index: a comprehensive, disease specific measure of health related quality of life in patients with localized bladder cancer.

@article{Gilbert2010DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of the Bladder Cancer Index: a comprehensive, disease specific measure of health related quality of life in patients with localized bladder cancer.},
  author={Scott Michael Gilbert and Rodney L. Dunn and Brent K. Hollenbeck and James E. Montie and Cheryl T. Lee and David P. Wood and John T. Wei},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2010},
  volume={183 5},
  pages={1764-9}
}
PURPOSE We developed and validated a reliable, responsive multidimensional instrument to measure disease specific health related quality of life in bladder cancer survivors treated with local cancer therapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS Instrument content was based on qualitative information obtained from a panel of bladder cancer providers and from patient focus groups. Draft items were piloted and revised, resulting in the 36-item Bladder Cancer Index consisting of urinary, bowel and sexual health… CONTINUE READING
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