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Chemotherapy Risk Assessment Scale for High-Age Patients (CRASH) Score of Extermann et al

Purpose:

To identify an older adult who is at risk for severe adverse reaction to chemotherapy using the CRASH score of Extermann et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

risk factors, response to therapy, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T88.7

Description:

Extermann et al developed the Chemotherapy Risk Assessment Scale for High-Age Patients (CRASH) Score for identified an older patient at risk for severe toxicity associated with chemotherapy. The authors are from Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, Duke University, and several community hospitals in Florida.

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