Journal of Oncology / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Development of a Score Predicting Survival after Palliative Reirradiation

Table 1

Patient characteristics.

CharacteristicNo.%

Entire cohort87
Gender
 Male6575
 Female2225
Family status1
 Single2023
 Married5563
 Partner56
 Missing information78
Karnofsky performance status
 90–1003136
 70–803034
 ≤602630
Primary tumor site
 Prostate2529
 Breast910
 Lung (non-small cell)1011
 Colorectal89
 Bladder56
 Kidney67
 Skin (malignant melanoma)33
 Other2124
Dose/fractionation (intention-to-treat)
 10 fractions of 3 Gy2428
 Single fraction of 8 Gy1922
 5 fractions of 4 Gy1517
 12–15 fractions of 2.5 Gy45
 Other2529
Reirradiation target types
 Bone metastases6979
 Brain metastases56
 Lung metastases or primary tumor67
 Other78
Known brain metastases
 No8092
 One or more78
Known liver metastases
 No 6878
 One or more1922
Known lung metastases
 No6575
 One or more2225
Known adrenal gland metastases
 No 7687
 One or more1113
Known bone metastases
 No1416
 One or more7384
Metastatic spinal cord compression
 No8092
 Yes (radiologic or symptomatic)78
Pleural effusion
 No8193
 Yes (radiologic or symptomatic)67
Number of metastatic sites
 01011
 1 (e.g., lungs only)3743
 2 (e.g., lungs and brain)2731
 31113
 422
Progressive disease outside RT target volume1
 No2731
 Yes5563
 Missing information56
Systemic cancer treatment1
 No2326
 Within 4 weeks before RT2124
 Within 3 months before RT1416
 Earlier1720
 Missing information1214
Use of opioid analgetics at start of RT1
 No2124
 Yes5462
 Missing information1214
Use of steroids at start of RT1
 No3237
 Yes3844
 Missing information1720
Serum hemoglobin1
 Low26676
 Normal1618
 Missing information56
Serum albumin1
 Low21720
 Normal4248
 Missing information2832
Serum lactate dehydrogenase1
 Normal21416
 Elevated3540
 Missing information3844
Serum alkaline phosphatase1
 Normal22529
 Elevated2933
 Missing information3338
Serum creatinine1
 Low21315
 Normal4855
 Elevated1517
 Missing information1113
Serum C-reactive protein1
 Normal22023
 Elevated but less than 30 mg/L2731
 Elevated 30–60 mg/L1416
 Elevated >60 mg/L1720
 Missing information910
Thrombocyte count1
 Low21113
 Normal4552
 High1922
 Missing information1214
Charlson comorbidity index1
 078
 1-24451
 3 or more2832
 Missing information89
Smoking status1
 Current smoker3439
 No3439
 Missing information1922

RT: radiotherapy.
1Missing information in some cases.
2Hematology and blood chemistry results refer to institutional limits of normal; only test results obtained within one week before RT were considered.