Table 1

Patient characteristics.

N (%)


Tumor type

Malignant melanoma

69

Renal cell carcinoma

74

Colorectal cancer

77


WBI schedule

5 × 4 Gy

56

10 × 3 Gy

99

15 × 3/20 × 2 Gy

65


Age

≤ 62 years

109

≥ 63 years

111


Gender

Female

78

Male

142


Karnofsky Performance Score

<70

89

≥ 70

131


Number of metastases

1-3

89

≥4

131


Extracerebral metastases

No

68

Yes

152


Interval from first diagnosis to WBI

≤ 24 months

104

≥ 25 months

116


RPA class

1

25

2

105

3

90


Meyners et al. BMC Cancer 2010 10:582   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-10-582

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