Originally developed in 2006
The BREAST-Q™ includes separate modules: Reconstruction (including Expectations scales), Reduction/Mastopexy, Augmentation, Mastectomy, Breast Conserving Therapy, and Latissimus Dorsi (LD) Scales.
WEBINAR: An Author Webinar on the BREAST-Q™ - Recorded session available here!
Pusic AL; Cano S; Klassen AF
Klassen AF, Pusic AL, Scott A, Klok J, Cano SJ. Satisfaction and quality of life in women who undergo breast surgery: a qualitative study. BMC Womens Health. 2009 May 1;9:11
Pusic AL, Klassen AF, Scott AM, Klok JA, Cordeiro PG, Cano SJ. Development of a new patient-reported outcome measure for breast surgery: the BREAST-Q. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Aug;124(2):345-53
Pusic AL, Chen CM, Cano S, Klassen A, McCarthy C, Collins ED, Cordeiro PG. Measuring quality of life in cosmetic and reconstructive breast surgery: a systematic review of patient-reported outcomes instruments. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Sep 15;120(4):823-37 (Abstract)
Pusic AL et al. Measuring Quality of Life in Breast Surgery: Content Development of a New Modular System to Capture Patient-Reported Outcomes (The MSKCC Breast-Q). ISOQOL Annual Meeting, October 2006, Lisbon, Portugal
Pusic AL, Reavey PL, Klassen AF, Scott A, McCarthy C, Cano SJ. Measuring patient outcomes in breast augmentation: introducing the BREAST-Q Augmentation module. Clin Plast Surg. 2009 Jan;36(1):23-32