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    Cancer and Aging Research Group Chemotherapy Toxicity Tool (CARG-TT)

    Estimates the risk of severe chemotherapy-related side effects (Grade 3 or greater toxicity) in older cancer patients.
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    Female
    Male
    <72
    0
    ≥72
    +2
    Other
    0
    Gastrointestinal or genitourinary
    +2
    Reduced dose
    0
    Standard dose
    +2
    1
    0
    >1
    +2
    ≥34 mL/min
    0
    <34 mL/min
    +3
    Excellent/good
    0
    Fair/poor/totally deaf
    +2
    None
    0
    ≥1
    +3
    No
    0
    Yes
    +1
    Not limited
    0
    Limited
    +2
    Not decreased due to health
    0
    Decreased due to health
    +1

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    Dr. Caroline Mariano

    About the Creator

    Caroline Mariano, MD, is a clinical assistant professor at Royal Columbian Hospital in British Columbia, Canada. She was a speaker at the Canadian Association of Medical Oncologists (CAMO) Annual Scientific Meeting in 2015. Dr. Mariano’s primary research is focused on geriatric and medical oncology.

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