A new index of priority symptoms in advanced ovarian cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Gynecologic oncology, Volume 120, Issue 2, p.214-9 (2011)

Keywords:

2011, Activities of Daily Living, Clinical Research Division, Female, Humans, Mass Screening, Middle Aged, Ovarian Neoplasms, Quality of Life, Questionnaires, Severity of Illness Index, Treatment Outcome

Abstract:

This study sought to develop and examine preliminary validity of the NCCN-FACT Ovarian Symptom Index-18 (NFOSI-18), a new ovarian cancer-specific symptom index comprised of symptoms rated as highest priority by both oncology clinical experts and women with advanced ovarian cancer.