National Comprehensive Cancer Network/Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy Breast Cancer Symptom Index - 16 Item Version
For patients with Breast cancer; a FACT/NCCN-Breast Symptom Index
Below are the details for the NFBSI-16 measure:
National Comprehensive Cancer Network/Functional Assessment of Cancer Therapy Breast Cancer Symptom Index - 16 Item Version (NFBSI-16)
NUMBER OF ITEMS:
Breast cancer patients 18 years and older
Past 7 days
5 point Likert-type scale
Paper and electronic
Self-administration and interview when applicable
Disease-Related Symptoms – Physical, Disease-Related Symptoms – Emotional, Treatment Side-Effects, Function/Well-Being
TIME FOR COMPLETION:
Manual scoring template, some items are reverse scored. Subscale scores and total scores possible.
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