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Validation Study of the Korean Version of the EORTC QLQ-HDC29

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sung-Soo Yoon, Seoul National University Hospital Identifier:
First received: September 23, 2010
Last updated: April 21, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
The aim of this study is to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Korean version of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer High-dose Chemotherapy module (EORTC HDC-29).

Quality of Life After Stem Cell Transplantation

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Quality of Life in Patients With Stem Cell Transplant After High Dose Chemotherapy: Validation Study of the Korean Version of the EORTC QLQ-HDC29

Further study details as provided by Seoul National University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reliability and validity of the Korean version of the EORTC HDC-29 [ Time Frame: at the patient's hospitalization (before the SCT) and the outpatient clinic (three, six, and 12 months after their SCT) ]

    Relaibility; Cronbach's alpha coefficient is used to evaluate the internal consistency.

    Validity; Persons's correlation coefficient is used to examine the correlation between similar dimensions of the different questionnaires.

Enrollment: 226
Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients who are diagnosed with hematologic malignancies and who are planned to recieve high-dose chemotherapy followed by allo or auto stem cell transplantation in Seoul National University Hospital, Korea

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are aged more than 18 years
  • Patients who are diagnosed with hematologic malignancies and who are planned to receive high-dose chemotherapy followed by allogeneic or autologous stem cell transplantation (SCT)
  • Patients who agree with the informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are unable to complete the questionnaire due to the serious physical or psychological morbidity
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01208532

Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Sung-Soo Yoon, MD, PhD Seoul National University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Jung Mi Oh, Pharm.D. College of Pharmacy, Seoul National University