EORTC Quality of Life Questionnaire - Oesophageal Cancer Module (EORTC QLQ-OES18)

EORTC Quality of Life Group


Basic description

  • Developed in 2003; Updated from the EORTC QLQ-OES24 developed in 1996
  • An Item Library was created and offer the possibility to add items from other module(s)

EORTC Quality of Life Group

QLQ-OES18 Copyright 1999 EORTC Quality of life Group. All rights reserved.
To assess Quality of life (QOL) in patients with oesophageal cancer
Therapeutic area
  • Digestive System Diseases
  • Neoplasms
Therapeutic indication

Digestive System Neoplasms

Oesophageal Cancer
Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • pro PRO
Original language(s)
  • English
24 translation(s)
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Blazeby JM, Conroy T, Hammerlid E, Fayers P, Sezer O, Koller M, Arraras J, Bottomley A, Vickery CW, Etienne PL, Alderson D; European Organisation for Research and Treatement of Cancer Gastrointestinal and Quality of Life Groups. Clinical and psychometric validation of an EORTC questionnaire module, the EORTC QLQ-OES18, to assess quality of life in patients with oesophageal cancer. Eur J Cancer. 2003 Jul;39(10):1384-94 (PubMed)

Blazeby JM, Alderson D, Winstone K, Steyn R, Hammerlid E, Arraras J, Farndon JR. Development of an EORTC questionnaire module to be used in quality of life assessment for patients with oesophageal cancer. The EORTC Quality of Life Study Group. Eur J Cancer. 1996 Oct;32A(11):1912-7 (PubMed)

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