Prognostic factors in patients with recently diagnosed incurable cancer: a systematic review

@article{Hauser2006PrognosticFI,
  title={Prognostic factors in patients with recently diagnosed incurable cancer: a systematic review},
  author={Catherine A. Hauser and Martin Richard Stockler and Martin H. N. Tattersall},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2006},
  volume={14},
  pages={999-1011}
}
To review the literature and develop a conceptual framework about prognostic factors for people presenting to medical oncologists with recently diagnosed incurable cancer. Medline was searched from January 2000 to October 2003 to identify articles testing associations between clinical or laboratory variables and survival time in adults with advanced solid tumours and median survival of 3 to 24 months. We recorded how frequently prognostic factors were significantly associated with survival in… CONTINUE READING
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