Validation of the Mexican-Spanish version of the EORTC QLQ-C15-PAL questionnaire for the evaluation of health-related quality of life in patients on palliative care.

@article{SurezdelReal2009ValidationOT,
  title={Validation of the Mexican-Spanish version of the EORTC QLQ-C15-PAL questionnaire for the evaluation of health-related quality of life in patients on palliative care.},
  author={Yolanda Su{\'a}rez-del-Real and Silvia Rosa Allende-P{\'e}rez and Araceli Alf{\'e}rez-Mancera and Rosa Rodr{\'i}guez and Silvia Jim{\'e}nez-Toxtle and Alejandro Mohar and Luis Fernando O{\~n}ate-Oca{\~n}a},
  journal={Psycho-oncology},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={889-96}
}
BACKGROUND Health-related quality of life (HRQL) is an important outcome in oncology, particularly in the palliative care setting. The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) QLQ-C15-PAL questionnaire is a brief version of QLQ-C30. Our aim is to validate the Mexican-Spanish version of the QLQ-C15-PAL questionnaire to measure HRQL in patients with terminal cancer. METHODS Consecutive patients with biopsy proven cancer were included in the study. All were treated in a… CONTINUE READING