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Table 1 Patient and tumor characteristics for patients undergoing preoperative chemoradiotherapy for gastric adenocarcinoma (n = 48)

From: Preoperative chemoradiotherapy for locally advanced gastric cancer

Characteristic No. Value %
Age, years
Median   60  
Range 28-79
Gender
Male 38   79
Female 10 21
Race
Caucasian 35   73
African-American 11 23
Asian 2 4
Primary site location*
Proximal 35   73
Distal 8 17
Linitis plastica 5 10
Stage at presentation (AJCC 6)
IB 1   2
II 9 19
IIIA 26 54
IIIB 3 6
IV 4 8
Unknown T/N 5 10
Histologic differentiation
Well 2   4
Moderate 15 31
Poor† 25 52
Not specified 6   13
  1. *Proximal tumors involve lesions of the GE junction, cardia or fundus. Distal tumors include lesions of the antrum and pylorus; †Includes signet ring 6 (n = 17) and mucinous (n = 1) histology.