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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Presentation and outcome in cancer patients with extensive spread to the brain

Median age, range 56 yrs., 36-80
Median KPS, range 70, 30-90
Metachronous vs. synchronous brain metastases 67 vs. 33% (16 vs. 8)
Without extracranial metastases 21% (5)
RPA class I vs. II vs. III 0:50:50% (0:12:12)
GPA class I vs. II vs. III vs. IV 0:0:37.5:62.5% (0:0:15:9)
Male vs. female gender 62.5 vs. 37.5% (15 vs. 9)
Non-small cell lung cancer 25% (6)
Small-cell lung cancer 25% (6)
Breast cancer 21% (5)
Malignant melanoma 17% (4)
Prostate cancer 4% (1)
Rectal cancer 4% (1)
Uterine cancer 4% (1)
  1. KPS: Karnofsky performance status, RPA: recursive partitioning analysis [11], GPA: graded prognostic assessment [12]