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Table 2 Treatment characteristics

From: Clinically significant bleeding in incurable cancer patients: effectiveness of hemostatic radiotherapy

Characteristics (N=62)   n (%)
Chemotherapy before hRT   
 No   29 (47)
 Yes   33 (53)
Time last ChT to hRT (months)   
 Median (range) 3 (0.2-43)  
Chemotherapy during hRT   
 No   60 (97)
 Yes   2 (3)
Other RT prior hRT*   
 No   54 (87)
 Yes   8 (13)
Time last RT to hRT (months)   
 Median (range) 32 (2–128)  
Other hemostatic measure   
 No   49 (79)
 Yes   13 (21)
Total hRT dose (Gy)   
 Median (range) 20 (5–45)  
Region treated by hRT   
 Uterovaginal   19 (31)
 Bladder   17 (27)
 Lung   10 (16)
 Upper GI   10 (16)
 Other#   6 (10)
Treatment time hRT (days)   
 Median (range) 8 (1–25)  
  1. Abbreviations: RT=radiotherapy; hRT=hemostatic radiotherapy; ChT=chemotherapy; GI=gastrointestinal; *in the same region as hemostatic RT; #including lower gastrointestinal (n=4), skin (n=1) and abdominal wall (n=1).