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Table 1 Patient characteristics, n = 83 (no male patients included)

From: Prognostic scores in brain metastases from breast cancer

Median age, range 57 yrs., 29–76
% age <65 years vs. ≥ 65 years 81 vs. 19
Median KPS, range 70, 30–90
% KPS 80–90 vs. 70 vs. <70 37 vs. 23 vs. 40
Median time interval* 38 mo., 1–216
% single brain metastasis, multiple, unknown 37, 46, 17
Median number of brain metastases 2
Median volume of the largest lesion, unknown 15 ml, 24%
% without extracranial metastases 22
% with controlled primary tumor 96
% with complete/incomplete surgical resection of brain metastases before WBRT 7/1
% with radiosurgery before or concomitant to WBRT 6
% with salvage surgery or radiosurgery after WBRT 5
  1. KPS: Karnofsky performance status, WBRT: whole brain radiotherapy, * from breast cancer diagnosis to brain metastases
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