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Table 2 Selection criteria

From: PREDOMOS study, impact of a social intervention program for socially isolated elderly cancer patients: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Inclusion criteria
- Patient aged 70 years or older
- Socially isolated or at risk of social isolation (m-MOS-SS under 80% [13] and/or isolated patient (caregiver living more than 50 km from the patient) and/or primary caregiver to his/her spouse [the spouse who has a limited autonomy (neurodegenerative disease, cancer, etc.] implying regular medical care for at least 3 months)
- G8 score ≤14
- Performance status ≤2
- Autonomous (ADL score ≥4)
- Life span >6 months
- Metastatic or locally advanced tumor histologically proven from: colon, rectum, pancreas, breast, ovary, lung, superior aerodigestive path, prostate, urothelium
- Being treated for first line of chemotherapy or radio-chemotherapy
- Patient affiliated to the French care system protection
- Informed consent given
Exclusion criteria
- Patient aged under 70 years old
- Patient who has to be hospitalized straight away
- Patient with psychiatric troubles or advanced dementia
- Protected adults under guardianship or curatorship
- Patients with a second cancer except for cervical cancer
- Patients unable to complete the QoL questionnaire without help
- Patient to be directed immediately into a rehabilitation and recuperative care service to benefit from treatment.