Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite

Known as: EPIC, Expanded Prostate Cancer Index Composite (EPIC) 
A self-administered questionnaire designed to evaluate patient function and bother after prostate cancer treatment.
National Institutes of Health

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2015
2015
BACKGROUND Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) might detect more toxic effects of radiotherapy than do clinician-reported outcomes… (More)
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2013
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2013
PURPOSE To evaluate the early and late health-related quality of life (QOL) outcomes among prostate cancer patients following… (More)
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2012
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2012
BACKGROUND Radical whole-gland therapy can lead to significant genitourinary and rectal side-effects for men with localised… (More)
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2011
2011
OBJECTIVE To document the Expanded Prostate cancer Index Composite (EPIC) results for men followed for 5 years after radical… (More)
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2011
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2011
BACKGROUND Recent reports using extreme hypofractionated regimens in the treatment of low-risk prostate adenocarcinoma have been… (More)
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2011
2011
PURPOSE Measuring the health related quality of life of patients with prostate cancer in routine clinical practice is hindered by… (More)
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2009
2009
BACKGROUND There is a lack of prospective studies focusing on the sexual quality of life of prostate cancer patients after… (More)
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2008
2008
BACKGROUND Both the 5-item short version of the International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5) and the Expanded Prostate… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
PURPOSE To compare treatment impact on health-related quality of life (HRQL) in patients with localized prostate cancer, from… (More)
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2001
2001
PURPOSE To present our preliminary observations on the late toxicity and quality of life (QOL) of patients treated with short… (More)
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