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Table 1 Characteristics of included patients (N = 22)

From: Patient reported outcomes of symptoms and quality of life among cancer patients treated with palliative pelvic radiation: a pilot study

Age, years  
   Median 75
   Range 62-90
Sex  
   Male 17
   Female 5
Diagnosis  
   Prostate cancer 14
   Colorectal cancer 5
   Bladder cancer 3
Baseline ECOG performance status  
   0 3
   1 14
   2 5
Radiation schedules  
   2 Gy × 25 = 50 Gy 7(6 PC, 1 CRC, 1 BC*)
   3 Gy × 10 = 30 Gy 6(3 PC, 2 CRC, 1 BC)
   2 Gy × 30 = 60 Gy 4(4 PC)
   3 Gy × 13 = 39 Gy 2(1 CRC, 1 BC)
   2 Gy × 20 = 40 Gy 1(1 PC)
   4 Gy × 5 = 20 Gy 1(1 CRC)
Survival (in months) from last radiation treatment  
   3 month survival 91%
   6 month survival 73%
   1 year survival 68%
   2 year survival 36%
  1. *One patient with bladder cancer did not complete the planned radiotherapy regimen (completed 13 fractions of the planned 2Gy × 25) due to general fatigue and a wish to be discharged from the hospital. The remaining 21 patients completed their prescribed treatments.