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Table 1 Demographic information by initial chemotherapy regimen with regard to age, stage, debulking surgery, and radiation

From: Comparison of first-line chemotherapy regimens for ovarian carcinosarcoma: a single institution case series and review of the literature

Demographic All No chemo Carboplatin/
Paclitaxel
Ifosfamide/
Paclitaxel
Other
Platinum
p-value
Total N 31 3 (10%) 15 (48%) 7 (23%) 6 (19%)  
Mean age at diagnosis
(yrs ± St dev.)
65.39 ± 11.3 70.67 ± 7.6 68.33 ± 11.3 59.29 ± 4.4 62.50 ± 16.1 0.257
STAGE
 Stage IC-II 7 (22.6%) 0 (0%) 4 (26.7%) 2 (28.6%) 1 (16.7%) 0.736
 Stage III 21 (67.7%) 3 (100%) 9 (60%) 4 (57.1%) 5 (83.3%)  
 Stage IV 3 (9.7%) 0 (0%) 2 (13.3%) 1 (12.3%) 0 (0%)  
DEBULKING STATUS
 Debulking Surgery 29 (93.5%) 3 (100%) 14 (93.3%) 6 (85.7%) 6 (100%) 0.562
  Optimal debulking 19 (61.3%) 1 (33.3%) 10 66.7%) 4 (57.1%) 4 (66.6%)  
  Suboptimal debulking 9 (29.0%) 2 (66.7%) 4 (26.6%) 2 (28.6%) 1 (16.7%)  
  Unknown Status 1 (3.2%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 1 (16.7%)  
 No Surgery Attempted 2 (6.5%) 0 (0%) 1 (6.7%) 1 (14.3%) 0 (0%)  
 Radiation 1 0 0 0 1 NA