The ICHOM Set of Patient-Centered Outcome Measures for Lung Cancer is the result of hard work by a group of leading physicians, measurement experts and patients. It is our recommendation of the outcomes that matter most to patients with Lung Cancer. We urge all providers around the world to start measuring these outcomes to better understand how to improve the lives of their patients.

  1. Includes major surgical complications, major radiation complications, and major systemic therapy complications. Recorded via the Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE), version 4.0
  2. Recorded via the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) score
  3. Recommended to track via the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Lung Cancer-Specific Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-LC13)
  4. Recommended to track via the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire (EORTC QLQ-C30)
  5. Includes physical, emotional, cognitive, and social function and well-being 6 Includes treatment-related mortality and cause of death
  6. Includes treatment related mortality and cause of death
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Team that developed this set

Robert Stirling | Monash University

Jan van Meerbeeck | Antwerp University Hospital

Clarissa Baldatto | Clínicas Oncológicas Integradas

Franz Schramel | St. Antonius Hospital
Suresh Senan | VU University Medical Centre Amsterdam
Michel Wouters | Netherlands Cancer Institute

Matthew Baker*
David Baldwin | Nottingham University Hospitals
Diana Borthwick | Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre
Jesme Fox | Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
Tom Haswell*
Mick Peake | University Hospital Leicester

Janet Abrahm | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
David Carbone | Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
Aileen Chen | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Marianna Koczywas | City of Hope National Medical Center
Benjamin Kozower | University of Virginia Health System
Kimberley Mak | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Reza Mehran | MD Anderson Cancer Center

* Parent representative

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