Table 1

Baseline characteristics
Characteristic Number (%)1
Age (Years)
  Median 74.5
  Range 70-86
Sex
  Male 23 (68%)
  Female 11 (32%)
Histology
  Adenocarcinoma 16 (47%)
  Squamous 10 (29%)
  Poorly differentiated 6 (18%)
  Large cell/other 2 (6%)
Stage2
  IIIB 8 (24%)
  IV 26 (76%)
ECOG Performance Status (n=32)
  0 10 (29%)
  1 18 (53%)
  2 4 (11%)
Charlson Comorbidity Score (n=33)
  Median 1
  Range 0-7
VES-13 Score (n=29)
  Median 1
  Range 0-8
  VES ≥ 3 (Frail) 11 (38%)
Tumor PDGF score (n=14)3
  Median 75
  Range 0-300

1Number(percent) unless units otherwise specified.

2American Joint Committee on Cancer, 6th ed.

3Score: Intensity of cytoplasmic staining x percent of tumor cells.

Bauman et al.

Bauman et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:449   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-449

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