Table 3

Univariate analysis of local control.

At 6 months

At 12 months

(%)

(%)

P


Tumor type

Malignant melanoma

37

5

Renal cell carcinoma

41

22

Colorectal cancer

33

14

0.36


WBI schedule

5 × 4 Gy

42

0

10 × 3 Gy

20

4

15 × 3/20 × 2 Gy

53

30

<0.001


Age

≤ 62 years

42

13

≥ 63 years

31

18

0.63


Gender

Female

33

16

Male

39

14

0.32


Karnofsky Performance Score

< 70

12

0

≥ 70

50

23

<0.001


Number of metastases

1-3

60

28

≥4

18

0

<0.001


Extracerebral metastases

No

45

21

Yes

32

10

0.10


Interval from first diagnosis to WBI

≤ 24 months

37

10

≥ 25 months

37

19

0.44


RPA class

1

80

38

2

42

18

3

12

0

<0.001


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

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