International Journal of Surgical Oncology / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Prolonged Therapy with Imatinib Mesylate before Surgery for Advanced Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Results of a Phase II Trial

Table 1

Patients and tumour characteristics ( ).

CharacteristicsNumber (range)

Mean age (years)64 (39 to 84)
Gender (male/female)
 Male 12
 Female 2
Tumour diameter (cm)9.4 (1.7 to 29)
Disease status at diagnosis
  Locally advanced12
  Local recurrence1
  Metastatic1
Performance status at diagnosis (ECOG)
 0 10
 1 2
 22
Disease location
 Stomach9
 Duodenum2
 Liver1
 Oesophagus 1
 Rectum1