D Osoba

Summary

Affiliation: British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Completion rates in health-related quality-of-life assessment: approach of the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group
    D Osoba
    Quality of Life Program, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Stat Med 17:603-12. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Determinants of postchemotherapy nausea and vomiting in patients with cancer. Quality of Life and Symptom Control Committees of the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group
    D Osoba
    British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:116-23. 1997
  3. ncbi request reprint Modification of the EORTC QLQ-C30 (version 2.0) based on content validity and reliability testing in large samples of patients with cancer. The Study Group on Quality of Life of the EORTC and the Symptom Control and Quality of Life Committees of the NCI o
    D Osoba
    Quality of Life Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Life Res 6:103-8. 1997
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of postchemotherapy nausea and vomiting on health-related quality of life. The Quality of Life and Symptom Control Committees of the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group
    D Osoba
    British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 5:307-13. 1997
  5. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the significance of changes in health-related quality-of-life scores
    D Osoba
    British Columbia Cancer Agency and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 16:139-44. 1998
  6. ncbi request reprint The development and psychometric validation of a brain cancer quality-of-life questionnaire for use in combination with general cancer-specific questionnaires
    D Osoba
    British Columbia Cancer Agency, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Life Res 5:139-50. 1996
  7. ncbi request reprint What has been learned from measuring health-related quality of life in clinical oncology
    D Osoba
    QOL Consulting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 35:1565-70. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality-of-life assessment in clinical trials of supportive care in oncology
    D Osoba
    QOL Consulting, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 8:84-8. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in men with metastatic prostate cancer treated with prednisone alone or mitoxantrone and prednisone
    D Osoba
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 17:1654-63. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Patients' experiences using a computerized program with a touch-sensitive video monitor for the assessment of health-related quality of life
    J Buxton
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Life Res 7:513-9. 1998

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Completion rates in health-related quality-of-life assessment: approach of the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group
    D Osoba
    Quality of Life Program, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Stat Med 17:603-12. 1998
    ..5 per cent or more. The variables most likely to influence baseline and on-treatment questionnaire completion rates were breast cancer, ovarian cancer, metastases and study centre size...
  2. ncbi request reprint Determinants of postchemotherapy nausea and vomiting in patients with cancer. Quality of Life and Symptom Control Committees of the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group
    D Osoba
    British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 15:116-23. 1997
    ..To assess whether prechemotherapy health-related quality-of-life (HQL) variables are associated with postchemotherapy nausea and vomiting (PCNV), and to determine their relationship to patient and treatment variables...
  3. ncbi request reprint Modification of the EORTC QLQ-C30 (version 2.0) based on content validity and reliability testing in large samples of patients with cancer. The Study Group on Quality of Life of the EORTC and the Symptom Control and Quality of Life Committees of the NCI o
    D Osoba
    Quality of Life Program, British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Life Res 6:103-8. 1997
    ..81-0.92). The revised versions of the role functioning and global QOL domains have been incorporated into the QLQ-C30 (version 2.0)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effect of postchemotherapy nausea and vomiting on health-related quality of life. The Quality of Life and Symptom Control Committees of the National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group
    D Osoba
    British Columbia Cancer Agency, Vancouver, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 5:307-13. 1997
    ..Patients with 1-2 episodes of vomiting experience almost the same degree of disruption of HQL as do patients with more than 2 episodes of vomiting...
  5. ncbi request reprint Interpreting the significance of changes in health-related quality-of-life scores
    D Osoba
    British Columbia Cancer Agency and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 16:139-44. 1998
    ..To determine the significance to patients of changes in health-related quality-of-life (HLQ) scores assessed by the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) Quality of Life Questionnaire (QLQ-C30)...
  6. ncbi request reprint The development and psychometric validation of a brain cancer quality-of-life questionnaire for use in combination with general cancer-specific questionnaires
    D Osoba
    British Columbia Cancer Agency, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Life Res 5:139-50. 1996
    ..The intention is to combine this module of questions with other core or general quality-of-life questionnaires when studying patients with brain cancer in clinical trials...
  7. ncbi request reprint What has been learned from measuring health-related quality of life in clinical oncology
    D Osoba
    QOL Consulting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Eur J Cancer 35:1565-70. 1999
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality-of-life assessment in clinical trials of supportive care in oncology
    D Osoba
    QOL Consulting, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Support Care Cancer 8:84-8. 2000
    ..Examples of such studies are given. However, there is still much to learn, and investigators are urged to continue to measure health-related quality of life in clinical trials of symptom control and supportive care...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in men with metastatic prostate cancer treated with prednisone alone or mitoxantrone and prednisone
    D Osoba
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 17:1654-63. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of these treatments on health-related quality of life (HQL)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Patients' experiences using a computerized program with a touch-sensitive video monitor for the assessment of health-related quality of life
    J Buxton
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Qual Life Res 7:513-9. 1998
    ..From the patients' perspective the TSVM system appears to be a highly acceptable approach for the collection of HRQoL data in clinical practice...
  11. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life in patients treated with temozolomide versus procarbazine for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme
    D Osoba
    Quality of Life Consulting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 18:1481-91. 2000
    ..To determine whether chemotherapy with temozolomide (TMZ) versus procarbazine (PCB) for recurrent glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) was associated with improvement in health-related quality of life (HRQOL)...