Kamofsky's performance criteria
|0||Fully active, performs at predisease level|
|1||Activity less than predisease level; able to function as acceptable pet|
|2||Severely compromised activity; ambulatory only to point of eating, sleeping, and consistently eliminating in acceptable areas|
|3||Completely disabled; must be force fed; unable to defecate or urinate in acceptable areas|
Most canine candidates undergoing chemotherapy should be from grade 0 - 2 prior to initiation of any drug therapy.
- Spugnini EP et al (2011) Lansoprazole as a rescue agent in chemoresistant tumors: a phase I/II study in companion animals with spontaneously occurring tumors. J Transl Med 9:221