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Prognosis and Survival Estimates in Palliative Therapy

2014-08-27 03:23:17 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The accuracy of clinical survival estimates is tested in comparison to objective prognostic scores.

Description

- At presentation a clinical survival estimate is obtained in each patient.

- Survival is also estimated using published prognostic scores in palliative care.

- Prognostic scores based on blood samples, general symptoms, complaints, and performance status are calculated and validated, respectively

- Each patient completes questionnaires on psychological distress

- Survival estimates are limited to 6 months.

- Each patient is followed for at least 6 months.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Cancer

Intervention

palliative standard therapy if indicated

Location

University Hospital Duesseldorf, Radiation Oncology Dept.
Duesseldorf
NRW
Germany
40225

Status

Recruiting

Source

Heinrich-Heine University, Duesseldorf

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:23:17-0400

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