A new index of priority symptoms in advanced ovarian cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


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


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


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.