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2020 Feb 07

J Pain Symptom Manage

Reliability and Validity of the Korean Language Version of the U.S. National Cancer Institute’s Patient-Reported Outcomes Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events.


Yoon J, Sim S H, Kang D, Han G, Kim Y, Ahn J S, Oh D, Lee E, Kong S Y, Cho J, Mitchell SA
J Pain Symptom Manage. 2020 Feb 07.
PMID: 32044423.


To improve precision and accuracy in the capture of symptomatic adverse events by self-report, the US National Cancer Institute has developed a library of 124 patient-reported outcome (PRO) items reflecting 78 symptomatic AEs drawn from the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE). The PRO-CTCAE™ item library has been translated and linguistically validated in the Korean language. The aim of this study was to examine the psychometric properties of PRO-CTCAE-Korean.