Table 1

Demographic information of the survey population

Parameter

Number (percentage)


Age (mean ± SD)

64.2 year ± 11

Initially staged as I to III

216/252 (86)

Initially staged as IV

36/252 (14)

Primary cancer surgery

206/231 (89)

Adjuvant radiation therapy

55/231 (23.8)1

Adjuvant chemotherapy

195/231 (84.4)1

Total metastasis to liver, lung, or bone

102/252 (40)


SD = Standard deviation

1 The denominator is the 21 patients seen only for initial staging subtracted from the total number of patients.

Roth et al. BMC Cancer 2009 9:274   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-9-274

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