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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Sequential short-course radiation therapy and chemotherapy in the neoadjuvant treatment of rectal adenocarcinoma

Characteristics n = 26
Gender
 Male 20 (77%)
 Female 6 (23%)
Age (years)  
 Median 52
 Range 38–77
Clinical stage
 T2 5 (19%)
 T3 16 (62%)
 T4 5 (19%)
 N1–2 23 (88%)
Distance (cm) from anal verge
 Median 7
 Low (0–5) 10
 Mid (> 5–10) 11
 High (> 10–15) 5
Doses* of neoadjuvant chemotherapy
 Median 4
 Range 3–8
Surgery  
 Surgical resection 20 (77%)
 Non-operative management/watch-and-wait 6 (23%)
  1. *See text for definition of dose/cycle