Content Validation of Quality of Life and Symptom Questionnaires for Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma
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The purpose of this qualitative study is to evaluate the clarity and comprehensiveness of two disease-specific questionnaires, and to evaluate how effective these questionnaires are at assessing the quality of life and symptoms of patients with pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma.
The main objective of this study is to evaluate content validity of the NIH Quality of Life and Symptoms Questionnaire for Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma and EORTC-QLQ-C30 in patients with pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma. [ Time Frame: Single Visit ]
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with a documented (medical record) diagnosis of either pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma with active symptoms or who are within 60 days of curative therapy
Provide written informed consent and be willing to comply with protocol requirements
Participant is aged ≥ 18
Have a documented (medical record) diagnosis of either pheochromocytoma or paraganglioma with active symptoms or within 60 days of curative therapy
Patient is currently asymptomatic from pheochromocytoma/paraganglioma diagnosis or duration > 60 days from curative therapy
Participant has a clinically significant disorder, including alcohol or drug abuse, which may interfere with study participation or which may affect the outcome of the study as judged by the investigator.
Participant has a mental disability or significant mental illness, legal incapacity or limited legal capacity or any other lack of fitness, in the investigator's opinion, to preclude the subject's participation in or ability to complete the study.
Participant is currently too unwell to take part in the study.