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Table 1 Characteristic of treatment and patients

From: Whole brain radiotherapy for brain metastases from breast cancer: estimation of survival using two stratification systems

AGE MEDIAN RANGE
Patients 57 38 – 82
BRAIN METASTASES SCORE NUMBER %
BM-S O 34 19.5
B M-S 1 54 31
BM-S 2 61 35
BM-S 3 25 14.5
KPS   
< 70 89 51.1
>= 70 85 48.8
SURGICAL RESECTION   
Yes 27 15.5
No 147 84.5
DOSE(Gy)
FRACTIONATION (fr)
  
40 Gy/20 fr 66 37.9
30 Gy/10 fr 108 62.1
NUMBER LESIONS   
Single 66 37.9
Multiple 108 62.1
CHEMOTHERAPY   
Yes 32 18.3
No 142 81.6
RPA CLASS   
Class I 39 22.4
Class II 46 26.4
Class III 89 51.2
LOCALIZATION   
Supratentorial 140 80.5
Infratentorial 24 13.8
Both 10 5.7
PRIMARY DISEASE CONTROL   
Yes 86 49.4
No 88 50.6
EXTRACRANIAL METASTASES   
Controlled 80 46
No Controlled 94 54