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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Does age really matter? Radiotherapy in elderly patients with glioblastoma, the Munich experience

Characteristics RT (n = 27) RChT (n = 35)
Age – years
 Median 69.6 70.4 69.3
 Range 65.1–85.6 65.8–85.6 65.1–78.8
Sex – no. (%)
 Male 32 (51.6) 9 (33.3) 23 (65.7)
 Female 30 (48.4) 18 (66.6) 12 (34.3)
ECOG-Score – no. (%)
 0 9 0 9 (25.7)
 1 28 8 (29.6) 20 (57.1)
 2 18 13 (48.1) 5 (14.3)
 3 6 6 (22.2) 0
 Missing 1 0 1 (2.9)
Extent of surgery – no. (%)
 Biopsy only 7 (11.3) 5 (18.5) 2 (5.7)
 Subtotal resection 34 (54.8) 17 (68.0) 17 (48.6)
 Gross total resection 21 (33.9) 5 (18.5) 16 (45.7)
MGMT-promotor
 Methylated – no. 15 4 11
 Non-methylated – no. 22 10 12
 Missing – no. 25 13 12
Time from Surgery to RT (d)
 Median 28.5 29 28
 Range 12–61 12–58 14–61
RT regimen (total/ single; Gy)
 42/3 12 12 0
 40.05/2.67 8 8 0
 60/2 or 59.4/1.8 34 3 31
 other 8 4 4
Salvage Treatment – no. 23 3 20
 Radiotherapy 14 0 14
 Chemotherapy 15 1 14
 Surgery 14 2 12