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Version 2.0 Publish Date: April 30, 1999
Appendix III Performance Status Scales/Scores
The Performance Status Scale/Scores was revised.
Normal, no complaints, no evidence of disease.
Able to carry on normal activity; minor signs or symptoms of disease.
Normal activity with effort; some signs or symptoms of disease.
Cares for self, unable to carry on normal activity or do active work.
Requires occasional assistance, but is able to care for most of his/her needs.
Requires considerable assistance and frequent medical care.
Disabled, requires special care and assistance.
Severely disabled, hospitalization indicated. Death not imminent.
Very sick, hospitalization indicated. Death not imminent.
Moribund, fatal processes progressing rapidly.
*The conversion of the Lansky to ECOG scales is intended for NCI reporting purposes only.
Restricted in physically strenuous activity but ambulatory and able to carry out work of a light or sedentary nature, e.g., light housework, office work.
Ambulatory and capable of all selfcare but unable to carry out any work activities. Up and about more than 50% of waking hours.
Capable of only limited selfcare, confined to bed or chair more than 50% of waking hours.
Completely disabled. Cannot carry on any selfcare. Totally confined to bed or chair.
PERFORMANCE STATUS CRITERIA
Fully active, able to carry on all pre-disease performance without restriction.
Karnofsky and Lansky performance scores are intended to be multiples of 10.
Fully active, normal.
Minor restrictions in physically strenuous activity.
Active, but tires more quickly
Both greater restriction of and less time spent in play activity.
Up and around, but minimal active play; keeps busy with quieter activities.
Gets dressed, but lies around much of the day; no active play; able to participate in all quiet play and activities.
Mostly in bed; participates in quiet activities.
In bed; needs assistance even for quiet play.
Often sleeping; play entirely limited to very passive activities.
No play; does not get out of bed.
Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program Common Toxicity Criteria, Version 2.0 DCTD, NCI, NIH, DHHS March 1998
Revised March 23, 1998