Personalizing prognosis in colorectal cancer: A systematic review of the quality and nature of clinical prognostic tools for survival outcomes.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review;Systematic Review)

Integrating diverse types of prognostic information into accurate, individualized estimates of outcome in colorectal cancer is challenging. Significant heterogeneity in colorectal cancer prognostication tool quality exists. Methodology is incompletely or inadequately reported. Evaluations of the internal or external validity of the prognostic model are rarely performed. Prognostication tools are important devices for patient management, but tool reliability is compromised by poor quality. Guidance for future development of prognostication tools in colorectal cancer is needed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mahar, AL; Compton, C; Halabi, S; Hess, KR; Weiser, MR; Groome, PA

Published Date

  • December 2017

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 116 / 8

Start / End Page

  • 969 - 982

PubMed ID

  • 28767139

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5760443

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1096-9098

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/jso.24774


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States