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Advanced Malignancy Clinical Predictors for Survival

Purpose:

To determine if a patient with advanced cancer has risk factors associated with only a short survival based on the study of Vigano et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

C00-C14, C15-C26, C30-C39, C40-C41, C43-C44, C45-C49, C50-C50, C51-C58, C60-C63, C64-C68, C69-C72, C73-C75, C76-C80, C81-C96, C97-C97

Description:

Vigano et al identified clinical factors which can help identify a patient with advanced malignancy who is likely to survive only a short period. These can help identify patients for whom terminal care is appropriate. The authors are from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada.

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