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Table 1 Patient's characteristics (n = 29)

From: Simultaneous in-field boost for patients with 1 to 4 brain metastasis/es treated with volumetric modulated arc therapy: a prospective study on quality-of-life

  n %
Gender   
   Male 16 55.2
   Female 13 44.8
Age (Years)   
   Median 62.3 (range, 42-78.3)  
   Mean 62.1 ± 8.5  
RPA   
   I 6 20.7
   II 23 79.3
GPA   
   0 - 1 3 10.3
   1.5 - 2.5 21 72.5
   3 3 10.3
   3.5 - 4 2 6.9
Primary Tumor   
   Lung 22 76.0
   Breast 3 10.3
   Melanoma 1 3.4
   Other 3 10.3
Number of BM   
   1 13 44.8
   2 - 3 9 30.1
   4 7 24.1
Surgery 15 51.7
Concomitant chemotherapy 10 34.5
  1. Abbreviations : RPA, Recursive Partitioning Analysis; GPA, Graded Prognosis Assesment; BM, Brain Metastasis.