EORTC Quality of Life Group website. brought new side effects, therefore different impacts on quality of life are not sufficiently covered by EORTC QLQ BR- To be used in conjunction with the EORTC QLQ-C30 for assessing the quality of life of breast cancer patients participating in international clinical trials. Download Table | Breast cancer-specific quality of life (EORTC QLQ-BR23) scores between CAM users and non-CAM users a. from publication: Quality of Life in.

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The study showed that Singaporean women with breast cancer had enjoyed high levels of HRQOL during their first 4 years of survivorship but they had significant concern over the financial impact of breast cancer.

Rustoen T, Begnum S. First results from the Moving Beyond Cancer randomized trial. Results of QOL and sociodemographic factors. The study also showed that qlq-br223 who were highly educated and graduated from post-secondary and university had experienced symptoms of fatigue and insomnia more than those women who were less educated at the primary and below level.

This is an important acute survival to long-term survival transitional period that may affect women’s QOL outcomes. Most of the participants had stage IIA The participants were recruited when they came for follow-up consultations at the outpatient clinics.

It influences the economic well-being of the women and their family members. The study showed that women with knee osteoarthritis OA and diabetes mellitus DM had reported a decrease in their physical and role functioning QOL variables. A Cronbach’s alpha of 0. It assesses domains of mobility, self care, usual activities, pain or discomfort, anxiety or depression and provides a quantitative measurement of health outcome.

Women more than 21 years old with breast cancer stage 0 to 3A and in the first 4 years of post-interventions were recruited. Evaluating the financial protection of patients with chronic disease by eotrc insurance in rural China. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Although the EORTC instruments have been validated in other countries, it would be necessary to evaluate the appropriateness of using these questionnaires in the Singapore local patient population as the cultural and social context may be very different from ekrtc socio-cultural setting of another country.


This was a quantitative and cross-sectional descriptive study.

EORTC QLQ-BR23 – EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire – Breast Cancer Module

Another limitation was that this was a cross-sectional study that measured the HRQOL of women with breast cancer in their first 4 years of survivorship. A review of the literature and implications for nursing practice.

They were more bothered with altered body image and in turn afraid of hair loss that could affect their self-esteem. All of subjects were recruited in a Singapore tertiary cancer center. A quantitative and cross-descriptive sectional study. European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer; Several other studies supported the study findings that women in the younger age group had a lower QOL in terms of body image and future health qlq-brr23 as compared to the older women.

EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire – Breast Cancer Module (EORTC QLQ-BR23)

This is to examine the progress of HRQOL in Singaporean women with breast cancer over time in gaining valuable information to meet qla-br23 specific needs in the various stages of their lives. Instruments The instruments used in this study included three sets of questionnaire, available in the languages of English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil.

Another study also eottc improvements in symptoms such as pain and fatigue 1 year after breast cancer interventions. A prospective observational study. Data collection procedures This study was conducted after ethical approval was obtained from the institutional review board of the study centre.

Quality of life in long-term, disease-free survivors of breast cancer: Age differences in the psychosocial problems fortc by breast cancer patients. A quality-of-life instrument for use in international clinical trials in oncology.

Breast cancer is a most common cancer being diagnosed worldwide. QOL is defined as the assessment of at least three domains of well-being which are physical, emotional and social.


The third limitation was that the number of subjects with knee OA was rather small which may not be representative for HRQOL assessment.

Footnotes Source of Support: The exclusion criteria for this study included women who were diagnosed with breast cancer of lobular carcinoma in situmetastatic disease, disease recurrence within 1 to 4 years post-treatments and had cognitively impaired or of unsound mind.

The out of pocket cost of breast cancer survivors: The possible explanation for these results is women with better education are more likely to obtain information about breast cancer treatments and outcomes for the future.

Eortf J Equity Health. Received Feb 18; Accepted Apr QOL and breast cancer stage The study revealed that women with stage 0 and stage I of breast cancer as compared to women with stage 2A and stage 3A had significantly higher levels of emotional distress of anxiety, depression and irritability.

All categorical data were presented in frequency and percentage and continuous data were presented in mean, median and standard deviation. A total of patients with breast carcinoma were invited to participate in the study. Results of a 5-year prospective study. A minimum sample eogtc of would be required to achieve an effect size of 0. There was acceptable good Cronbach’s alpha score of 0. Thus, it appears that women who are treated with breast conserving surgery have the concerns of systemic side effects that can impact on their QOL.

This study found that women who had undergone breast-conserving surgery experienced more systemic therapy elrtc effects such as dryness eorrc mouth and taste alterations of food and drink as compared to women who had mastectomy.

Overall, Singaporean women in this study population reported generally high QOL outcomes and good physical, role, emotional, cognitive, social functioning and symptoms well-being.