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Table 5 Response to radiotherapy after 6 months

From: Spinal bone metastases in gynecologic malignancies: a retrospective analysis of stability, prognostic factors and survival

  Non response Response p-value
  n % n %  
Primary malignancy      0.794
 Uterus 9 75 3 25  
 Ovary 6 55 5 45  
 Cervix 5 71 2 29  
 Vulva 2 67 1 33  
 Fallopian tube 1 100 0 0  
KPS      0.037
 ≤70% 10 71 4 29  
 > 70% 7 40 13 60  
Chemotherapy prior to RT      0.046
 Yes 12 86 2 14  
 No 11 55 9 45  
Location of spinal metastases      0.279
 Thoracic 9 75 3 25  
 Thoracic and lumbar 3 100 0 0  
 Lumbar 11 58 8 42  
Bisphosphonates during RT      0.914
 Yes 10 67 5 33  
 No 13 68 6 32  
Surgical corset      0.523
 Yes 4 80 1 20  
 No 19 65 10 35