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Table 1 Patient and tumor characteristics

From: Biomarkers of resistance to radiation therapy: a prospective study in cervical carcinoma

Characteristics Mean (range) Number of patients %
Whole set of patients   149 100
Age, years 46.3 (26–75)   
Karnofsky index    
70–80   32 21.4
90–100   117 78.6
Histological type    
SCC   149 100
FIGO stage    
IIB   53 35.6
IIIB   96 64.4
Tumor sizea    
<4 cm   8 5.4
≥4 cm   141 94.6
Tumor Differentiation    
Well   12 8.1
Moderately   101 67.7
Poorly   18 12.1
Undetermined   18 12.1
Haemoglobin, g/dL    
≤11 g/dL   102 68.5
>11 g/dL   47 31.5
Treatment type    
Exclusive EBRT + Brachytherapy   61 40.9
Chemo-Radiotherapy + Brachytherapy   88 59.1
  1. FIGO International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, HPV human papilloma virus, SSC squamous cell carcinoma, EBRT External beam radiation therapy
  2. aTumor size: Tumor size before treatment