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The SAKK cancer-specific geriatric assessment (C-SGA): a pilot study of a brief tool for clinical decision-making in older cancer patients

Kerri M Clough-Gorr12*, Lea Noti3, Peter Brauchli4, Richard Cathomas5, Marius R Fried67, Gillian Roberts5, Andreas E Stuck3, Felicitas Hitz6 and Ulrich Mey5

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern, Finkenhubelweg 11, Bern CH-3012, Switzerland

2 Section of Geriatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA

3 Division of Geriatrics, Department of General Internal Medicine, Inselspital University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

4 Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research, SAKK Coordinating Centre, Bern, Switzerland

5 Kantonsspital Graubünden, Chur, Switzerland

6 Oncology-Haematology Department, Kantonsspital St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland

7 Department of Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology, and Pneumology, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany

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BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013, 13:93  doi:10.1186/1472-6947-13-93

Published: 23 August 2013

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