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:10.1186/147124079274 