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Table 1 Patients' characteristics

From: Factors of interrupting chemotherapy in patients with Advanced Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

Patients Characteristics Number (Percent)
Total 45 (100)
Age, years  
   Median 58.5
   Range 34.7 - 76.9
Gender  
   Male 30 (66.7)
   Female 15 (33.3)
ECOG Performance Status  
   Assessed by the physician  
0 4 (9.3)
1 23 (53.5)
>1 16 (37.2)
   Self-assessed by the patient  
0 0 (0.0)
1 17 (37.8)
>1 28 (62.2)
Weight loss > 10% 6 (14.0)
Number of metastases  
   1 8 (18.2)
   2 21 (47.7)
   >2 15 (34.1)
Site of metastases  
   Bone 11 (24.4)
   Liver 14 (31.1)
   Lung 28 (62.2)
   Brain 12 (26.7)
Previous treatment  
   Adjuvant chemotherapy 4 (8.9)
   Treatment completed  
First-line 29 (72.5)
Second-line 9 (22.5)
>Second-line 2 (5.0)
Treatment after inclusion  
   Palliative chemotherapy 45 (100.0)