The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status is a scale used to assess how a patient’s disease is progressing, assess how the disease affects the daily living abilities of the patient, and determine appropriate treatment and prognosis.
The Brief Fatigue Inventory is a simple yet sensitive tool that allows the severity and impact of cancer-related fatigue to be assessed.
No publications this month related to supportive care in myeloma
Assessing myeloma bone disease with whole-body diffusion-weighted imaging: comparison with x-ray skeletal survey by region and relationship with laboratory estimates of disease burden. Giles SL et al. Clin Radiol. 2015 Mar 19. pii: S0009-9260(15)00074-4. doi: 10.1016/j.crad.2015.02.013. [Epub ahead of print]. The impact of circulating suppressor cells in multiple myeloma patients on clinical outcome of DLIs. Franssen LE et al. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015 Mar 23. doi: 10.1038/bmt.2015.48.…Details