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Models for Predicting Survival in Patient with Advanced Cancer

Purpose:

To predict survival for a patient with advanced cancer using the models of Chow et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage, complications, end-of-life, palliative care

ICD-10:

C80

Description:

Chow et al developed 2 models for predicting survival for a patient with advanced cancer. This can help a clinician to provide a reasonable estimates of survival for the patient and family. The authors are from Odetta Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Princess Margaret Hospital and the University of Toronto.

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