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Table 1 patient characteristics for refractory metastatic osteosarcoma

From: Combination of gemcitabine and docetaxel: a regimen overestimated in refractory metastatic osteosarcoma?

Patient characteristics N = 52 %
Gender
 Male 29 55.8
 Female 23 44.2
Age
 8–14 9 17.3
 14–20 22 42.3
  > 20 21 40.4
Location of primary lesion
 Extremities 47 90.4
 Axial bone 5 9.6
ECOG score
 0–2 35 67.3
  > 2 17 32.7
Stage at initial diagnosis
 Localized 36 69.2
 Metastatic 16 30.8
Location of metastatic lesions
 Lung 40 77.0
 Bone 4 7.7
 Multiple organ metastasis 8 15.4
Previous therapies
 Chemotherapy 52 100.0
  6 months or more 44 84.6
  Less than 6 months 8 15.4
 Radiation therapy 8 15.4
 Surgery 48 92.3