Qual Life Res (2018) 27:333–345 DOI 10.1007/s11136-017-1718-y International development of four EORTC disease-specific quality of life questionnaires for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, high- and low-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia 1,2,3 1 4,5 6 Lonneke van de Poll-Franse · Simone Oerlemans · Anne Bredart · Charalampia Kyriakou · 7 7 8 8 9,10 11 Monika Sztankay · Stephan Pallua · Laurien Daniëls · Carien L. Creutzberg · Kim Cocks · Sandra Malak · 12 13 14 15 Giovanni Caocci · Stefano Molica · Weichu Chie · Fabio Efficace · on behalf of the EORTC Quality of Life Group Accepted: 6 October 2017 / Published online: 10 November 2017 © The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication Abstract assessment of item relevance. In phase III, items were pre- Purpose This paper describes the international, cross- tested in a cross-cultural sample. cultural development of four disease-specific EORTC QoL Results In Phase I, 75 issues were identified through focus questionnaires, to supplement the EORTC QLQ-C30, for groups and systematic literature searches. Interviews with patients with Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), high- or low-grade 80 health-care professionals and 245 patients resulted in non-Hodgkin lymphoma (HG/LG-NHL), and CLL. a provisional module of 38 items (phase II) representing Methods Questionnaire development was conducted items relevant for all or at least one of the four malignan- according
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Published: Nov 10, 2017
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