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Empirical validation of the English version of the Fear of Cancer Recurrence Inventory

Lebel Sophie, Simard Sébastien, Harris Cheryl, Feldstain Andrea, Beattie Sara, McCallum Megan, Lefebvre Monique, Savard Josée et Devins Gerald M.. (2016). Empirical validation of the English version of the Fear of Cancer Recurrence Inventory. Quality of Life Research, 25, (2), p. 311-321.

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URL officielle: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11136-015-1088-2

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PURPOSE: Cancer patients report that help in managing fear of cancer recurrence (FCR) is one of their greatest unmet needs. Research on FCR has been limited by the very few validated, multi-dimensional measures of this construct. One exception is the Fear of Cancer Recurrence Inventory (FCRI), originally developed and empirically validated in French. The present study validated the English version of the FCRI.

METHODS: The FCRI was translated into English using a forward-backward translation procedure and pilot-tested with 17 English-speaking cancer patients. Cross-cultural equivalency of the French and English versions was established by administering both forms to 42 bilingual cancer patients. Last, 350 English-speaking breast, colon, prostate, or lung cancer patients were asked to complete the FCRI. A subsample (n = 135) was mailed the FCRI again one month later to evaluate test-retest reliability.

RESULTS: The English translation of the FCRI was well accepted by participants. There was no item-bias when comparing bilingual participants' answers on both versions. A confirmatory factor analysis supported the hypothesized seven-factor structure. The English version has high internal consistency (α = .96 for the total scale and .71-.94 for the subscales) and test-retest reliability (r = .88 for the total scale and 56-.87 for the subscales).

CONCLUSIONS: The English version of the FCRI is a reliable and valid measure of FCR applicable to breast, colon, prostate, and lung cancer patients. Its multi-dimensional nature makes it an attractive research and clinical tool to further our knowledge of FCR.

Type de document:Article publié dans une revue avec comité d'évaluation
Volume:25
Numéro:2
Pages:p. 311-321
Version évaluée par les pairs:Oui
Date:Février 2016
Sujets:Sciences sociales et humaines > Sciences sociales > Psychologie
Sciences de la santé
Département, module, service et unité de recherche:Départements et modules > Département des sciences de la santé > Module de psychologie
Mots-clés:Cancer, fear of cancer recurrence, instrument, questionnaire, survivorship, validation, cancer, peur de la récidive de cancer, survivance, survivants
Déposé le:15 déc. 2017 02:12
Dernière modification:15 déc. 2017 02:12
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