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

  • Kerri M Clough-Gorr1, 2Email author,
  • Lea Noti3,
  • Peter Brauchli4,
  • Richard Cathomas5,
  • Marius R Fried6, 7,
  • Gillian Roberts5,
  • Andreas E Stuck3,
  • Felicitas Hitz6 and
  • Ulrich Mey5
Contributed equally
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making201313:93

Received: 10 April 2013

Accepted: 14 August 2013

Published: 23 August 2013

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Original Submission
10 Apr 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 May 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Thomas Aparicio
2 Jun 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Martine Extermann
20 Jun 2013 Author responded Author comments - Kerri Clough-Gorr
Resubmission - Version 3
20 Jun 2013 Submitted Manuscript version 3
10 Aug 2013 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Thomas Aparicio
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
14 Aug 2013 Editorially accepted
23 Aug 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6947-13-93

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Authors’ Affiliations

Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (ISPM), University of Bern
Section of Geriatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center
Division of Geriatrics, Department of General Internal Medicine, Inselspital University Hospital and University of Bern
Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research, SAKK Coordinating Centre
Kantonsspital Graubünden
Oncology-Haematology Department
Department of Internal Medicine, Hematology, Medical Oncology, and Pneumology, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University