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Validation of the new Graded Prognostic Assessment scale for brain metastases: a multicenter prospective study

Published inRadiation oncology, vol. 6, 23
Publication date2011
Abstract

Prognostic indexes are useful to guide tailored treatment strategies for cancer patients with brain metastasis (BM). We evaluated the new Graded Prognostic Assessment (GPA) scale in a prospective validation study to compare it with two published prognostic indexes.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Brain Neoplasms/diagnosis/mortality/secondary/therapy
  • Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung/diagnosis/mortality/pathology/therapy
  • Combined Modality Therapy
  • Health Status Indicators
  • Humans
  • Lung Neoplasms/diagnosis/mortality/pathology/therapy
  • Middle Aged
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prognosis
  • Prospective Studies
  • Radiotherapy, Conformal
  • Survival Analysis
  • Young Adult
Citation (ISO format)
VILLÀ, Salvador et al. Validation of the new Graded Prognostic Assessment scale for brain metastases: a multicenter prospective study. In: Radiation oncology, 2011, vol. 6, p. 23. doi: 10.1186/1748-717X-6-23
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