These scales and criteria are used by doctors and researchers 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.
|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||Ambulatory and capable of all selfcare but unable to carry out any work activities. Up and about more than 50% of waking hours.|
|3||Capable of only limited selfcare, confined to bed or chair more than 50% of waking hours.|
|4||Completely disabled. Cannot carry on any selfcare. Totally confined to bed or chair.|
As published in American Journal of Clinical Oncololgy: Oken, M. M., Creech, R. H., Tormey, D. C., Horton, J., Davis, T. E., McFadden, E. T., Carbone, P. P., Toxicity and Response Criteria of The Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, 5(6):649-655, 1982.
Printed by permission from the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG).