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BREAST-Q™ (BREAST-Q™)

Pusic Andrea L; Cano Stefan; Klassen Anne F

Distributed by Mapi Research Trust

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Basic description

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

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Authors

Pusic Andrea L; Cano Stefan; Klassen Anne F

Copyright
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and The University of British Columbia © 2007, All rights reserved
Objective
To measure quality of life and satisfaction among patients undergoing breast surgery
Therapeutic area
  • Surgical Procedures, Operative
Therapeutic indication

Breast Surgery

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • PRO PRO
Original language(s)
  • English for the USA
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

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


Contact and conditions of use

Authors

Pusic Andrea L; Cano Stefan; Klassen Anne F

Pusic Andrea L
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue
New York, NY 10065
USA
Phone: +1 (646) 888-3551
E-mail: pusica@mskcc.org

Andrea L Pusic publications (PubMed)

 

Cano Stefan J
Neurological Outcomes Measures Unit
Institute of Neurology
University College London
Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG
UK
Phone: +44 (020) 7837-3611 ext 3436
Fax: +44 (020) 7813-6505

Stefan J Cano publications (PubMed)

 

Klassen Anne F
Department of Pediatrics
3A HSC 1200 Main St W
Hamilton
Ontario
Canada
L8N 3Z5
Phone: +1 (905) 525-9140 x 73775
Fax: +1 (905) 524-5707
E-mail: aklass@mcmaster.ca

Anne F Klassen publications (PubMed)

Contact information

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Conditions of use

License

Academic Users

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600 Third Avenue, 16th Floor,
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Phone: +1 646 888 1072
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Languages

Original language(s)

  • English for the USA

Translations

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BREAST-Q™ Augmentation

Dutch for the Netherlands
English for the UK*
French for France*
German for Germany*
Italian for Italy*
Japanese for Japan
Malay for Malaysia
Mandarin for China*
Mandarin for Malaysia
Polish for Poland
Portuguese for Brazil
Spanish for the USA*
Swedish for Sweden*
Turkish for Turkey

BREAST-Q™ Breast Conserving Therapy

Dutch for the Netherlands
German for Germany
Italian for Italy
Korean for Korea
Polish for Poland
Spanish for Spain
Swedish for Sweden

BREAST-Q™ Expectations

Polish for Poland

BREAST-Q™ Mastectomy

Arabic for Saudi Arabia
Dutch for the Netherlands
English for the UK
Italian for Italy
Japanese for Japan
Korean for Korea
Malay for Malaysia
Mandarin for Malaysia
Polish for Poland
Portuguese for Brazil
Spanish for the USA
Turkish for Turkey

BREAST-Q™ Reconstruction

Arabic for Israel*
Croatian for Croatia
Czech for Czech Republic
Danish for Denmark
Dutch for Belgium (Flemish)
Dutch for the Netherlands*
English for the UK
French for Canada
French for France*
German for Germany*
German for Switzerland*
Hebrew for Israel*
Hindi for India
Icelandic for Iceland
Italian for Italy*
Japanese for Japan
Korean for Korea
Malay for Malaysia
Mandarin for Malaysia
Marathi for India
Norwegian for Norway
Polish for Poland
Portuguese for Brazil
Russian for Russia*
Slovak for Slovakia
Spanish for the USA*
Swedish for Sweden
Turkish for Turkey

BREAST-Q™ Reduction / Mastopexy

Dutch for the Netherlands
German for Germany
Italian for Italy
Japanese for Japan
Malay for Malaysia
Mandarin for Malaysia
Polish for Poland
Portuguese for Brazil
Slovak for Slovakia
Spanish for Chile
Swedish for Sweden
Turkish for Turkey
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Last update: August 2017
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