Quality of life of head and neck cancer patient: validation of the European organization for research and treatment of cancer QLQ-C30 and European organization for research and treatment of cancer QLQ-H&N 35 in Indian patients.

@article{Chaukar2005QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life of head and neck cancer patient: validation of the European organization for research and treatment of cancer QLQ-C30 and European organization for research and treatment of cancer QLQ-H&N 35 in Indian patients.},
  author={Devendra Arvind Chaukar and Ashok Kumar Das and Mandar S. Deshpande and Prathamesh S Pai and Kumar Alok Pathak and Pankaj P. Chaturvedi and Anagha C. Kakade and Rohini W. Hawaldar and Anil D'cruz},
  journal={Indian journal of cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={178-84}
}
AIMS To present the first cross-culture validation of the European organization for research and treatment of cancer (EORTC) quality of life questionnaires, the EORTC-QLQ-C30, and the QLQ-H&N 35 in India. SETTINGS AND DESIGN These questionnaires were translated into two vernacular languages and pilot test was done on 15 patients. Two hundred head and neck cancer patients completed the QLQ-C30 and the QLQ-H&N 35 at two time points during their treatment. Psychometric evaluation of the… CONTINUE READING