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Response shift due to diagnosis and primary treatment of localized prostate cancer: a then-test and a vignette study

Ida J. Korfage 0 Harry J. de Koning 0 Marie-Louise Essink-Bot 0 0 I. J. Korfage (&) H. J. de Koning M.-L. Essink-Bot Public Health , Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam , P.O. Box 2040

Prostate cancer-specific anxiety in Dutch patients on active surveillance: validation of the memorial anxiety scale for prostate cancer

Purpose Men with prostate cancer (PC) may show specific disease-related anxiety. We evaluated the psychometric properties of the Dutch adaptation of the Memorial Anxiety Scale for Prostate Cancer (MAX-PC). Methods The MAX-PC was translated using standardized forward–backward procedures. Patients (N = 150) on active surveillance, a strategy of initially withholding active therapy...

Reliability and validity of the Infant and Toddler Quality of Life Questionnaire (ITQOL) in a general population and respiratory disease sample

Objective To evaluate feasibility, internal consistency, test–retest reliability, and concurrent and discriminative validity of the Infant and Toddler Quality of Life Questionnaire (ITQOL) for parents of pre-school children with 12 scales (103-items) covering physical and psychosocial domains and impact of child health on parents, in comparison with the TNO-AZL Pre-school...

Different perceptions of the burden of upper GI endoscopy: an empirical study in three patient groups

BackgroundFew studies have evaluated patients’ perceived burden of cancer surveillance tests. Cancer screening and surveillance, however, require a large number of patients to undergo potentially burdensome tests with only some experiencing health gains from it. We investigated the determinants of patients’ reported burden of upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy by comparing...