The Pediatric Cancer Quality of Life Inventory (PCQL). I. Instrument Development, Descriptive Statistics, and Cross-Informant Variance

  title={The Pediatric Cancer Quality of Life Inventory (PCQL). I. Instrument Development, Descriptive Statistics, and Cross-Informant Variance},
  author={James W. Varni and Ernest R. Katz and Michael Seid and Daniel J. L. Quiggins and Amy Friedman-Bender and Cynthia M Castro},
  journal={Journal of Behavioral Medicine},
Intensive antineoplastic treatmentprotocols have been developed and implemented in controlled clinical trials with the goal of improving the survival of pediatric cancer patients. Multidimensional health outcome evaluation of this cohort of pediatric cancer patients being treated with these modern regimens is essential in order to enhance health-related quality of life. The Pediatric Cancer Quality of Life Inventory(PCQL)was developed to be a standardized assessmentinstrument to assess… 

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