The accuracy of predicting survival in individual patients with cancer: Clinical article Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Neoplasms

abstract

  • Although crucial, predicting the survival of cancer patients is difficult. In this study all physicians were unable to accurately predict longer-term survivors. Despite valuable clinical data and predictive scoring techniques, brain and systemic management often led to patient survivals well beyond estimated survivals.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3171/2013.9.JNS13788

PubMed ID

  • 24160479

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 24

end page

  • 30

volume

  • 120

number

  • 1