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Advanced Intra- and Extracranial Metastases from Malignant Melanoma | Length of Survival

Purpose:

To predict survival of a patient with advanced malignant melanoma using the model of Partl et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
General Surgery

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

C43

Description:

Partl et al used the Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) and serum LDH concentration to predict survival of patients with advanced malignant melanoma. These findings can help to identify patients who may benefit from whole-brain radiation or other interventions. The authors are from the Medical University of Graz in Austria.

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