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Table 1 Demographic and clinical parameters of patients (n = 46)

From: ERCC1 and BRCA1 mRNA expression levels in metastatic malignant effusions is associated with chemosensitivity to cisplatin and/or docetaxel

  Patients
Characteristics No. %
Age, years   
   Median 63
   Range 38–87
Sex   
   Female 21 46
   Male 25 54
Stage IV 46 100
ECOG performance status   
   0–2 46 100
Primary Tumor   
   NSCLC 20 43
   Gastric 21 46
   Gynecological 5 11
Sample type   
   Pleural effusions 21 46
   Peritoneal effusions 25 54
Pre-Chemotherapy   
   Yes 9 20
   No 37 80
  1. Abbreviation: ECOG, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.