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What does KPS stand for?

KPS stands for Karnofsky Performance Status

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These risk factors include less than one year from time of initial RCC diagnosis to randomization, Karnofsky performance status of 60 or 70, hemoglobin less than the lower limit of normal, corrected calcium of greater than 10 mg/dL, lactate dehydrogenase >1.
In a series of 37 patients undergoing 246 treatment procedures of combination chemotherapy (methotrexate, cytoxan and procarbazine) and osmotic BBBD, the estimated median survival was 22 months and the median Karnofsky performance status on admission of 67% increased to 75% after six treatments.