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Table 5 Distribution of distant metastases

From: Intraoperative Electron Radiation Therapy (IOERT) in the management of locally recurrent rectal cancer

Distant metastasis (first site of distant failure) n %*
lung 17 37
liver 8 17
peritoneum 6 13
lymph node° 5 11
bone 4 9
brain 2 4
multiple sites 4 9
  1. n: number of patients, %: percentage, *: based on 46 patients with distant failure after current treatment, °: non-regional.