Summary report on the graded prognostic assessment: an accurate and facile diagnosis-specific tool to estimate survival for patients with brain metastases.

@article{Sperduto2012SummaryRO,
  title={Summary report on the graded prognostic assessment: an accurate and facile diagnosis-specific tool to estimate survival for patients with brain metastases.},
  author={Paul Wayne Sperduto and Norbert Kased and David Roberge and Zhiyuan Xu and Ryan P Shanley and Xianghua Luo and Penny K. Sneed and Samuel Tay Chao and Robert J. Weil and John Suh and Amit R Bhatt and Ashley W. Jensen and P D Brown and Helen A. Shih and John T. Kirkpatrick and Laurie E. Gaspar and John B. Fiveash and Veronica Chiang and Jonathan P. S. Knisely and Christina Maria Sperduto and Nancy U. Lin and Minesh Mehta},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={419-25}
}
PURPOSE Our group has previously published the Graded Prognostic Assessment (GPA), a prognostic index for patients with brain metastases. Updates have been published with refinements to create diagnosis-specific Graded Prognostic Assessment indices. The purpose of this report is to present the updated diagnosis-specific GPA indices in a single, unified, user-friendly report to allow ease of access and use by treating physicians. METHODS A multi-institutional retrospective (1985 to 2007… CONTINUE READING
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