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Palliative Radiotherapy Survival Prediction Score (SPS)

Purpose:

To evaluate survival in a patient with metastatic cancer who is receiving palliative radiotherapy using the scores of Chow et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
General Surgery

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, end-of-life, palliative care

ICD-10:

Z51.5

Description:

Chow et al developed a model for predicting survival by a cancer patient who is receiving palliative radiotherapy. The authors are from Princess Margaret Hospital and the University of Toronto in Canada.

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