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Table 1 Clinical features of patients with resectable SCLC

From: Risk factors for brain metastases in completely resected small cell lung cancer: a retrospective study to identify patients most likely to benefit from prophylactic cranial irradiation

Characteristic No. %
Gender   
Male 101 80.2
Female 25 19.8
Age (years)   
Range 37–74
Median 55
<65 91 72.2
≥65 35 27.8
KPS score   
≥80 80 64.0
<80 46 36.0
Smoking status   
Yes 72 57.1
No 54 42.9
P-stage   
I 32 25.4
II 33 26.2
III 61 48.4
LVI   
Yes 30 23.8
No 96 76.2
PORT   
Yes 55 43.7
No 71 56.3
No. Cycles of ChT   
<4 21 16.7
≥4 105 83.3
  1. Abbreviations: SCLC = small cell lung cancer; KPS = Karnofsky performance status; P-stage = pathologic stage; LVI = lymphovascular invasion; PORT = postoperative radiotherapy; ChT = chemotherapy.