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Tag: ECOG . KARNOFSKY performance

Comparing the ECOG Performance Status to the Karnofsky Performance Status

Medical Journals & Researches
The scale was developed by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG), now part of the ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group, and published in 1982. It circulates in the public domain and is therefore available for public use. It is displayed below both for future reference and to spur further standardization among researchers who design and evaluate cancer clinical research.   ECOG Performance Status Developed by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, Robert L. Comis, MD, Group Chair.* GRADE ECOG PERFORMANCE STATUS 0 Fully active, able to carry on all pre-disease performance without restriction 1 Restricted in physically strenuous activity but ambulatory and able to carry out work of a light or sedentary nature, e.g., light house work, office work 2 Am...