A new prognostic score derived from phase I study participants with advanced solid tumours is also valid in patients with brain metastasis.

@article{Nieder2010ANP,
  title={A new prognostic score derived from phase I study participants with advanced solid tumours is also valid in patients with brain metastasis.},
  author={Carsten Nieder and Astrid Dalhaug},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          977-9
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance of a new prognostic score, originally developed in patients with advanced solid tumours participating in phase I trials, for patients with brain metastases treated outside of clinical trials. Seventy-one consecutive patients were assigned 1 point for more than two sites of metastasis, 1 point for albumin <35 g/l, and 1 point for lactate dehydrogenase >upper limit of normal. Forty-eight patients (68%) were assigned 0-1 points (favourable… CONTINUE READING

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