Table 2

Univariate analysis of survival.

At 6 months

At 12 months

(%)

(%)

P


Tumor type

Malignant melanoma

32

8

Renal cell carcinoma

38

30

Colorectal cancer

26

18

0.08


WBI schedule

5 × 4 Gy

23

8

10 × 3 Gy

24

14

15 × 3/20 × 2 Gy

51

37

<0.001


Age

≤62 years

38

22

≥63 years

26

17

0.10


Gender

Female

26

24

Male

35

18

0.52


Karnofsky Performance Score

<70

7

2

≥70

49

32

<0.001


Number of metastases

1-3

54

38

≥4

17

6

<0.001


Extracerebral metastases

No

57

32

Yes

20

13

<0.001


Interval from first diagnosis to WBI

≤24 months

31

16

≥25 months

33

21

0.30


RPA class

1

96

61

2

37

25

3

8

2

<0.001


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

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