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Table 3 Instruments

From: Health-related quality of life among long-term (≥5 years) prostate cancer survivors by primary intervention: a systematic review

  Instrument Abbreviation Frequency
Instruments to
assess HRQoL
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Questionnaire (30-items) EORTC QLQ-C30 3
36-item Short Form Health Survey SF-36 7
12-item Short Form Health Survey & European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Questionnaire (30-items) SF-12 & EORTC QLQ-C30 1
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Core Questionnaire (30-items) & Quality of Life-Cancer Survivors questionnaire EORTC QLQ-C30 & QoL-CS 2
Instruments to assess PC symptoms Brief Male Sexual Inventory & University of California Los Angeles Prostate Cancer Index BFSI & UCLA-PCI 1
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer Prostate Cancer Specific Module (19 -items, pre-version of PR25) EORTC QLQ-PR25/PR-19 1
Expanded Prostate Cancer Index & International Continence Society Male Short-Form questionnaire & Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale EPIC & ICSaleSF & ICIQ & HADs 1
Southwest Oncology Group Treatment Specific Measure ‚---‘ 1
Prostate Cancer Symptom Scale PCSS 2
International Prostate Symptom Score & International Index of Erectile Function IPSS & IIEF 1
University of California Los Angeles Prostate Cancer Index UCLA-PCI 2
International Prostate Symptom Score & University of California Los Angeles Prostate Cancer Index IPSS & UCLA-PCI 1
University of California Los Angeles Prostate Cancer Index & Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale UCLA-PCI & HADS 1
Expanded Prostate Cancer Index & Dutch Sexual Activities Module EPIC & SAc 1