Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ Brain Tumor Module (PedsQL™ Brain Tumor Module)

Varni JW


Last update: May 2020

Basic description

Conditions of use

  • The PedsQL™ Brain Tumor Module is a specific module of the PedsQL™
  • Existing versions: Acute version and Standard version, for Toddlers (2-4 years of age), Young Child (5-7 years of age), Child (8-12 years of age), Adolescent (13-18 years of age), Young Adults (ages 18-25), Parent Report for Young Adults (ages 18-25)

Varni JW

Copyright © 1998 JW Varni, Ph.D.
To measure Brain Tumor specific health-related quality of life
Therapeutic area
  • Neoplasms
  • Nervous System Diseases
Therapeutic indication

Brain Neoplasms

Type of Clinical Outcome Assessment (COA)
  • obsro ObsRO
  • pro PRO
COA type depending on the questionnaire's version
Bibliographic reference(s) of the original questionnaire

Palmer, S.N., Meeske, K.A., Katz, E.R., Burwinke, T.M., & Varni, J.W. (2007). The PedsQL™ Brain Tumor Module: Initial reliability and validity. Pediatric Blood and Cancer, 49, 287-293.

Sato, I., Higuchi, A., Yanagisawa, T., Mukasa, A., Ida, K., Sawamura, Y., Sugiyama, K., Saito, N., Kumabe, T., Terasaki, M., Nishikawa, R., Ishida, Y., & Kamibeppu, K. (2010).Development of the Japanese version of the Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory™ Brain Tumor Module. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 8:38, 1-14.