Table 4

Multivariate analysis* (Cox model) in 201 irradiated patients

Covariable

OS

DFS

LC

MM

RR

p-value

RR

p-value

RR

p-value

RR

p-value

comment


Age (years)

0.59

<0.00001

0.79

0.02

-

-

0.78

0.01

≤ 60 years better

Localization (vertebra vs.other)

-

-

-

-

0.63

0.04

-

-

vertebra better

Tumor size (cm) (<5 vs.5)

0.56

0.0007

-

-

-

-

-

-

<5 cm better


*including age, gender, localization, tumor size, IgM subtype, type of treatment, and biologically equivalent radiation dose.

OS: overall survival; DFS: disease-free survival; LC: local control; MM: progression to multiple myeloma

Knobel et al. BMC Cancer 2006 6:118   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-6-118

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