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    Manchester Score for Prognosis in Small Cell Lung Cancer

    Predicts 2 year survival of small cell lung cancer.
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    It has been used to determine when to administer chemotherapy in the ICU to admitted lung cancer patients.(Zarogoulidis 2013)

    The score distinguishes three prognostic groups with overall two-year survival rates of 16.2%, 2.5%, and 0%.

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    The scoring system may help in the design of new treatment strategies and may assist in the comparison of different studies.

    Dr. Thomas Cerny

    About the Creator

    Thomas Cerny, MD, is chief of hematology and oncology at Kantonsspital St Gallen and also professor of medical oncology at the University of Berne. He is president of the Swiss Cancer Foundation and Oncosuisse. Dr. Cerny researches multiple types of cancer including gastrointestinal and lung cancer.

    To view Dr. Thomas Cerny's publications, visit PubMed