Prognostic Tools for Clinicians

These calculators are intended for use by health care providers. The results of these tool should never be used alone to determine a patient’s medical treatment. The tools are a statistical model and are not a substitute for individual treatment plans developed by a doctor with personal knowledge of a specific patient. Other important factors that must be considered include the patient’s own medical history and the experience, knowledge and training of the doctor. Doctors should personally discuss these results with patients when presenting prognoses or treatment recommendations.

 

CANCER PROGNOSTIC TOOLS

 

CANCER TYPE

TOOL

DESCRIPTION

Advanced Cancer

Three Scenarios for Survival

Estimate and explain prognosis with typical, best-case, and worst-case scenarios for expected survival time in advanced cancer

Breast Cancer

Advanced Breast Cancer Online Tool

Prognosticate survival in women with advanced breast cancer receiving first-line chemotherapy

Colorectal Cancer

ARCAD Advanced Colorectal Nomogram

Estimate prognosis in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer about to commence first line systemic therapy

GIST

Advanced GIST Online Tool 

Prognosticate progression-free survival decisions in patients with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) treated with imatinib

Ovarian Cancer

BRCA-Mutation Positive Platinum Sensitive Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Online Tool

Estimate prognosis of progression-free survival outcomes in patients with BRCA mutation positive platinum-sensitive recurrent ovarian cancer about to commence with maintenance olaparib therapy

Ovarian Cancer

Platinum Resistant Recurrent Ovarian Cancer Online

Prognosticate overall survival outcomes in patients with platinum resistant recurrent ovarian cancer treated with chemotherapy

 

DIABETES PROGNOSTIC TOOLS

 

CONDITION

TOOL

 DESCRIPTION

Type 2 diabetes. Diabetic Retinopathy

Retinopathy Risk Calculator

Estimate the probability of sight-threatening diabetic retinopathy (STDR) in 5 yrs

Type 1 diabetes. Diabetic Retinopathy

Retinopathy Screening Visit Frequency

Calculate intervals for screening visits to prevent progression/worsening of diabetic retinopathy