The FACT/GOG-NTX provides a targeted assessment of symptoms of peripheral neuropathy, including sensory, motor, and auditory problems and cold sensitivity. This instrument has been demonstrated to be reliable and has internal consistency, content validity, and concurrent validity with sensitivity to change over time among various samples of cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. The psychometric properties of the 13-item FACT/GOG-NTX have been established with a large sample of clinical trial participants who received an oxaliplatin-based regimen for operable colorectal cancer. The FACT/GOG-NTX subscale yields a single aggregate score, which simplifies its use as a clinical trial endpoint. Individual items can be reviewed in the clinical setting to identify clinically significant symptomatology.
Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy/Gynecologic Oncology Group - Neurotoxicity 4 Item Version (FACT/GOG-NTX-4)
NUMBER OF ITEMS:
Cancer patients 18 and older with neurotoxicity
Past 7 days
5 point Likert-type scale
Paper and electronic
Self-administration and interview when applicable
TIME FOR COMPLETION:
Less than 5 minutes
Manual scoring template, some items are reverse scored. Total scores possible.
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