Table 1

Characteristics of the patients with gliomatosis cerebri

Variable

Chemotreatment group (n = 19)

Control group (n = 18)

P


Age

0.579

Median

44.4

43.5

range

13-58

11-67

Gender

0.638

Male

12

10

Female

7

8

KPS score

0.713

≥ 70

16

15

< 70

3

3

Grade

0.420

Low

13

10

High

6

8

Mass formation

0.738

Dominant mass

9

9

Diffuse infiltration

10

9

Brainstem involvement

0.717

Yes

6

5

No

13

13

Hemisphere involvement

0.654

Unilateral

11

11

Bilateral

8

7

Operation

0.823

Biopsy

12

12

Partial tumor removal

7

6


Kong et al. BMC Cancer 2010 10:424   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-10-424

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