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Correction to: Influence of afatinib dose on outcomes of advanced EGFR-mutant NSCLC patients with brain metastases

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BMC Cancer201818:1288

https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-018-5215-7

  • Received: 14 December 2018
  • Accepted: 14 December 2018
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The original article was published in BMC Cancer 2018 18:1198

Correction to: BMC Cancer (2018) 18:1198

DOI: 10.1186/s12885-018-5110-2

Following publication of the original article [1], the authors notified us of a typographical error in Table 1.
Table 1

Patient Baseline Characteristics. The baseline demographics and clinical characteristics of patients with advanced EGFRm + NSCLC treated with first-line afatinib (n = 125) in our cohort

Characteristic

No.

%

Sex

 Male

64

51.2

 Female

61

48.8

Age at diagnosis, years

 Median

62

 

 Range

26–86

 

Ethnicity

 Chinese

100

80.0

 Malay

14

11.2

 Indian

3

2.4

 Others

8

6.4

Smoking status

 Never

95

76.0

 Former

17

13.6

 Current

13

10.4

Histotype – NSCLC

 Adenocarcinoma

121

96.8

 Adenosquamous carcinoma

1

0.8

 NOS

3

2.4

EGFR mutation type

 Exon 19 deletion[a]

87

69.6

 Exon 21 L858R

27

21.6

 Others[b]

11

8.8

Brain metastases at baseline

 No

82

65.6

 Yes

42

33.6

 Unknown

1

0.8

Starting dose of afatinib once daily (OD)

 40 mg

62

49.6

 30 mg

61

48.8

 20 mg

1

0.8

 Unknown

1

0.8

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The corrected Table 1 is presented below.

Notes

Declarations

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Division of Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
(2)
Clinical Trials & Epidemiological Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
(3)
Genome Institute of Singapore, A*STAR, Singapore, Singapore
(4)
Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR, Singapore, Singapore

Reference

  1. Tan, et al. Influence of afatinib dose on outcomes of advanced EGFR-mutant NSCLC patients with brain metastases. 2018, 2018;18:1198. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12885-018-5110-2.

Copyright

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