Summaries have been placed on this web site by the Health Services and Research Outcomes (HSRO) Subcommittee of the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG). The library has been provided to help in the design of clinical trials that incorporate quality of life (QOL) and patient reported outcomes (PRO) instruments.
The summaries may not be redistributed without appropriate attribution. Furthermore, the posting of this catalog of assessment tools on the RTOG web site does not imply that the instruments themselves are in the public domain and are not subject to copyright protection. You must determine the proprietary status of each tool prior to incorporating it in a protocol. Some of the instruments summarized require permission from their creators prior to incorporation into a clinical trial. The summaries provide specific information regarding necessary permissions.
QOL Copyright Letter