Table 1: Baseline patient characteristics.

CharacteristicsPatients ( )Percent
No. (%)

Age, years
Median 60
Range 27–75
Sex
Male 2 8
Female 22 92
SWOG performance status
0 1 4
1 18 75
2 5 20
Histology
Leiomyosarcoma 24 100
Primary site
Uterus 11 46
Retroperitoneum 3 13
Other 10 42
Sites of metastases
Lung 15 63
Liver 14 58
Other 8 33
Prior treatment
Surgery 14 58
Radiotherapy 3 13
Chemotherapy 20 83
    Doxorubicin 15 67
    Dacarbazine 4 17
No. of prior chemo regimens
0 4 17
1 6 25
2 9 38
3 5 21