PRO-CTCAE Version 1.0 Release Notes

Date Language Description of Change
June 2, 2020 French (Belgium, France and Switzerland) Correction of typographical error in item 76 and in the response choices for the ‘Other Symptoms’ questions.
June 2, 2020 Turkish Correction of typographical error in item 52b.
June 2, 2020 Portuguese (Brazil) Correction of typographical error in respondent instructions.
May 11, 2020 Czech Correction of a minor typographical error in item 51a.
April 29, 2020 Danish Correction to the questions soliciting additional symptoms to include the recall period of "In the last 7 days" to the questions soliciting additional symptoms.
April 15, 2020 Chinese (Traditional)

Respondent instructions rephrased to be inclusive of electronic administration.

Previous respondent instructions: As individuals go through treatment for their cancer they sometimes experience different symptoms and side effects. For each question, please check or mark an X in the one box that best describes your experiences over the past 7 days…

Revised respondent instructions: As individuals go through treatment for their cancer they sometimes experience different symptoms and side effects. For each question, please select the one response that best describes your experiences over the past 7 days.

Minor phrasing revisions to address findings from linguistic validation study performed in Hong Kong:

PRO-CTCAE Item 35. Symptom Term: Bed/pressure sores:
Parenthetical added to improve comprehension.

PRO-CTCAE Item 51. Symptom Term: Joint pain:
Elaboration of the term 'elbows' added to improve comprehension.

April 9, 2020
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch (for Belgium and the Netherlands)
  • French (Canada)
  • French (Belgium, France, and Switzerland)
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malay
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Romanian
  • Spanish (Universal)
  • Turkish

Respondent instructions rephrased to be inclusive of electronic administration.

Previous respondent instructions: As individuals go through treatment for their cancer they sometimes experience different symptoms and side effects. For each question, please check or mark an X in the one box that best describes your experiences over the past 7 days…

Revised respondent instructions: As individuals go through treatment for their cancer they sometimes experience different symptoms and side effects. For each question, please select the one response that best describes your experiences over the past 7 days.

April 8, 2020 Italian

Respondent instructions rephrased to be inclusive of electronic administration.

Previous respondent instructions: As individuals go through treatment for their cancer they sometimes experience different symptoms and side effects. For each question, please check or mark an X in the one box that best describes your experiences over the past 7 days…

Revised respondent instructions: As individuals go through treatment for their cancer they sometimes experience different symptoms and side effects. For each question, please select the one response that best describes your experiences over the past 7 days…

Correction of minor typographical errors in items 9a, 9b, 12a, 21a, 29a, 30a, 31a, 48a, 48b, 48c, 51a, 51b, 51c, 52a, 52b, 53b, and 75b.

March 30, 2020 English (Universal)

Respondent instructions rephrased to be inclusive of electronic administration.

Previous respondent instructions: As individuals go through treatment for their cancer they sometimes experience different symptoms and side effects. For each question, please check or mark an X in the one box that best describes your experiences over the past 7 days…

Revised respondent instructions: As individuals go through treatment for their cancer they sometimes experience different symptoms and side effects. For each question, please select the one response that best describes your experiences over the past 7 days.

March 18, 2020 Greek

Respondent instructions rephrased to be inclusive of electronic administration.

Previous respondent instructions: As individuals go through treatment for their cancer they sometimes experience different symptoms and side effects. For each question, please check or mark an X in the one box that best describes your experiences over the past 7 days…

Revised respondent instructions: As individuals go through treatment for their cancer they sometimes experience different symptoms and side effects. For each question, please select the one response that best describes your experiences over the past 7 days.

February 6, 2020 Russian (Universal) Correction of minor typographical errors in items 22b and 65a.
February 1, 2020 Greek Correction of typographical error in phrasing of item 44b, the interference item for watery eyes.
February 1, 2018 English (Universal) PRO-CTCAE Item 16. Symptom Term: Diarrhea: UK spelling was added to the item "DIARRHEA/DIARRHOEA"
PRO-CTCAE Item 75. Symptom Term: Increased sweating: "(Not related to hot flashes)" revised to "(Not related to hot flashes/flushes)" to localize for UK
PRO-CTCAE Item 77. Symptom Term: Hot flashes: Hot flashes revised to Hot flashes/flushes to localize for UK
February 1, 2018 Spanish (Universal) PRO-CTCAE Item 6. Symptom Term: Hoarseness: Parenthetical (VOZ RONCA) added to improve comprehension
PRO-CTCAE Item 38. Symptom Term: Stretch marks: Parenthetical (RAYAS O LÍNEAS) added to improve comprehension
PRO-CTCAE Item 72. Symptom Term: Breast swelling and tenderness: Parenthetical (SENSIBILIDAD AL TOCARLO) added to improve comprehension.
Last Updated: 03 Jun, 2020