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Evaluate gait speed as a 'vital sign' to predict prognosis in older adults with blood cancers
Dr KK Aggarwal,  14 June 2019
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Gait speed is an easily obtained ‘vital sign’ that accurately identifies frailty and predicts survival and unplanned hospital visits regardless of age, cancer or treatment type, or other factors among older patients with hematologic cancers, according to a new study published June 5, 2019 in the journal Blood. This association was found to be strongest in those with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.For every 0.1 meter per second decrease in gait speed, the risk of dyi
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