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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the patients

From: Clinical characteristics of Japanese patients with epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: a multicenter retrospective study

  No. (%) of patients (n = 42)
Age, median (range) 54 (18–78)
Sex
 Male 22 (52)
 Female 20 (48)
Smoking historya
 Present 17 (40)
 Absent 23 (55)
 Unknown 2 (5)
Symptoms at diagnosis
 Present 22 (52)
  1. aSeventeen patients with smoking history included 14 males (64%) and 3 females (15%). In comparison with a large-scale population study in Japan concerning total cancer incidence according to smoking status, 84% of males and 9% of females at the diagnosis of cancer had smoking history [24]