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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Neoadjuvant image-guided helical intensity modulated radiotherapy of extremity sarcomas – a single center experience

Characteristic n %
Age (years)
 Mean (range) 58 (21–85)  
  ≤ 50 10 24
  > 50 31 76
Anatomic Site
 Upper extremity 6 15
 Lower Extremity 35 85
 Deep 41 100
Size
  ≤ 5 cm 6 15
 5–10 cm 13 32
  > 10 cm 9 22
  > 15 cm 13 32
Tumor
 Primary tumor 38 93
 Recurrent tumor 3 7
Histology
 Undifferentiated Pleomorphic sarcoma 15 37
 Myxofibrosarcoma 7 17
 Dedifferentiated Liposarcoma 5 12
 Leiomyosarcoma 5 12
 Myxoid Liposarcoma 4 10
 Synovial Sarcoma 3 7
 Pleomorphic Rhabdomyosarcoma 1 2
 Alveolar soft tissue sarcoma 1 2
Pathologic grade
 2 23 56
 3 18 44
Nodal status
 No indication of positive nodes 41 100
 Positive 0 0
M-stadium
 M0 39 95
 M1 0 0
 Mx 2 5