EORTC QLQ – BR Patients sometimes report that they have the following symptoms or problems. Please indicate the extent to which you have experienced. Breast cancer module: QLQ-BR Scope. The breast cancer module is Questionnaire Module: First results from a three-country field study. J. Clin. Oncol. Overall, both questionnaires are effective in assessing breast cancer-specific quality of life. . QoL questionnaires, the EORTC QLQ-BR23 and the. FACT-B, with.

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Evaluating the financial protection of patients with chronic disease by health insurance in rural China. National Registry of Disease Office. The instruments used in this study included three sets of questionnaire, available in the languages of English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil. More severe symptoms or problems are represented by high symptom scores or items.

The high levels of QOL scores among Singaporean women might be because they had completed active breast cancer treatments and had integrated well to their social environments.

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

Many studies reported that women often experienced ertc, stress, anxiety and depression as eoftc as a decline qlq-vr23 their physical and social functioning following breast cancer diagnosis and treatments.

Int J Equity Health. Quality of life following breast-conserving therapy or mastectomy: Rustoen T, Begnum S. The functional assessment of chronic illness therapy measurement system. Implications for research and practice There questionnaaire several implications for healthcare professionals who are caring for the women with breast cancer.

A total of patients with breast carcinoma were invited to participate in the study. Breast Cancer Res Treat. An eighteen months follow-up study. Quality of life of breast cancer survivors Many studies reported that women often experienced uncertainty, stress, anxiety and depression as well as a decline in their physical and social functioning following breast cancer diagnosis and treatments. Whereas symptoms of dyspnea and insomnia were only prominent eort the subjects with knee OA.


Interestingly, another main important finding was Singaporean women who were in their third year of breast cancer survivorship appeared to have more financial concerns than those women in the first and second year.

They also had more concerns in the aspects of body image and future health function than women who were 40 years old and above. Complementary and alternative medicine among Singapore cancer patients. It influences the economic well-being of the women and their family members. They were more bothered with altered body image and in turn afraid of hair loss that could affect their self-esteem.

Quality of life in women with breast cancer: Most of the participants had stage IIA Eoryc Center Support Center. Women who had selected breast-conserving surgery also showed that they had concerns over systemic therapy side effects and the loss of hair. Depression and anxiety in women with breast cancer and their partners.

Breast Cancer (update of QLQ-BR23) | EORTC – Quality of Life : EORTC – Quality of Life

World Health Organization; Instruments The instruments used in this study included three sets of questionnaire, available in the languages of English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil. Singapore is a multi-cultural Asian country that comprise of many ethnic groups that include the population of Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasians.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. A longitudinal follow-up study is recommended for future study. Healthcare providers can help to explore the financial needs of the women. A total of 98 participants had mastectomy and 72 participants had wide excision surgery. Received Feb 18; Accepted Apr A systematic review expounded that with increasing years, breast cancer survivors and family members often questionnare financial burdens associated with the illness.


A purposive sampling strategy was used to recruit participants for this study. A quantitative and cross-descriptive sectional study.

Stability and change in posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms following breast cancer treatment: Quewtionnaire were about Singaporean women diagnosed with breast cancer on an annual basis, in which 1 in every 17 women might contract the illness. The specific objectives of this study are to:.

This is an important acute survival to long-term survival transitional period that may affect women’s QOL outcomes. Influence of treatment and patients characteristics.

Clinical correlates of insomnia in patients with chronic illness. Fourteen patients declined to participate in the study. Reliability of the questionnaires was examined using Cronbach’s alpha test. The case records of all women with a diagnosis of breast cancer were screened for eligibility on the day before they turned up for their appointments with their primary physicians. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. This is also addressed by Sun et al. Age differences in the psychosocial problems encountered by breast cancer patients.

Predictors of postsurgical subacute emotional and physical well-being among women with breast cancer.