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The Validation of Two Inpatient Adult Nutrition Screening Tools in Cancer Care - a Prospective Study

18 Years
60 Years
Not Enrolling
Adenocarcinoma of the Gastroesophageal Junction, Cervical Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Fallopian Tube Cancer, Gastric Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Sarcoma, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer

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Trial Information

The Validation of Two Inpatient Adult Nutrition Screening Tools in Cancer Care - a Prospective Study

Inclusion Criteria:

- All adult inpatients, over the age of 18, admitted to RMH for whom a measured weight
and height can be obtained

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients for whom it is not possible to obtain a measured height and weight

- People with a definitive diagnosis of dementia

- People who lack capacity to understand the purpose of the study and to consent

- Patients who are unable to understand and speak English

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Outcome Measure:

Sensitivity of Screening Tool

Outcome Description:

The primary endpoint of the study is the sensitivity of each screening tool as compared to the gold standard of PG-SGA when completed by a trained dietitian.

Outcome Time Frame:

24 hrs

Safety Issue:


Principal Investigator

Clare Shaw, Phd

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Royal Marsden Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


United Kingdom: Research Ethics Committee

Study ID:

CCR 3621



Start Date:

July 2011

Completion Date:

March 2013

Related Keywords:

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Gastroesophageal Junction
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gastric Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Sarcoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous
  • Endometrial Neoplasms
  • Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Neoplasms
  • Stomach Neoplasms
  • Ovarian Neoplasms
  • Vaginal Neoplasms
  • Vulvar Neoplasms
  • Fallopian Tube Neoplasms
  • Adenoma
  • Sarcoma