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Research Article

Chinese Herbal Decoction Based on Syndrome Differentiation as Maintenance Therapy in Patients with Extensive-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer: An Exploratory and Small Prospective Cohort Study

Table 2

ES-SCLC patient characteristics.

CharacteristicsTime of CHD treatment (months)
First phaseSecond phaseTotal time
>3 ()≤3 ()>7 ()≤7 ()>12 ()<12 ()

Median age (range)60 (42–75)62 (47–74)61 (55–70)60 (42–74)61 (47–70)60 (42–74)
Sex, (%)
 Men11 (73)11 (85)10 (77)11 (79)11 (73)11 (85)
 Women4 (27)2 (15)3 (23)3 (21)4 (27)2 (15)
Smoking status index, (%)
 <4003 (20)3 (23)2 (15)4 (29)4 (27)2 (15)
 ≥4009 (60)8 (62)9 (69)7 (50)9 (60)8 (62)
No history of smoking3 (20)2 (15)2 (15)3 (21)2 (13)3 (23)
PS, (%)
 17 (47)6 (46)9 (69)7 (50)8 (53)6 (46)
 28 (53)7 (54)4 (31)7 (50)7 (47)7 (54)
Site of metastasis, (%)
 Lung6 (40)9 (69)7 (54)8 (57)7 (54)8 (61)
 Distant lymph nodes15 (100)13 (100)13 (100)14 (100)15 (100)13 (100)
 Bone2 (13)1 (8)1 (7)1 (7)1 (8)
 Peritoneum1 (7)1 (8)1 (8)1 (7)2 (13)
 Pleura1 (7)1 (8)1 (7)
 Hydrothorax1 (7)1 (8)1 (7)
Concomitant diseases, (%)
 Diabetes5 (33)3 (23)4 (31)4 (29)8 (53)3 (23)
 Hypertension1 (7)3 (23)3 (23)1 (7)2 (13)2 (15)
 Heart disease1 (7)1 (8)2 (15)2 (13)
Effectiveness of chemotherapy response, (%)
 Complete response2 (13)2 (14)4 (31)4 (27)
 Partial response7 (47)8 (62)7 (54)7 (50)11 (73)4 (31)
 Stable disease4 (27)5 (38)2 (15)7 (50)9 (69)
 Radiotherapy, (%) 7 (47)8 (62)6 (46)9 (64)7 (47)8 (61)

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