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Table 5 Pilot study patient demographics (54 patients)

From: Accrual to a randomised trial of adjuvant whole brain radiotherapy for treatment of melanoma brain metastases is feasible

Site Number of participants %
Australian 39 72
International 15 27
Male 34 62
Female 20 37
Age (years) Mean 61 (AU) Mean 56 (Norway) Range: 26 to 83  
Local treatment of BMs
Neurosurgery 45 83
Stereotactic 8 15
None 1 2
Patient presentation at the baseline visit
1 BM 31 57
2 BM 15 27
3 BM 8 14
Extracranial disease – present 36 66
Extracranial disease - absent 18 33
  1. AU - Australia.
  2. BMs – Brain metastases.