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Table 2 Treatment characteristics and outcomes (N = 48)

From: Prognostic factors of metastatic myxoid liposarcoma

Variable n   %
No evidence of disease (NEDa) following local treatment.
 yes   26   54.2
radical treatment   24 50.0
resection only   12 25.0
resection with adjuvant radiation therapy   7 14.6
conventional radiation therapy with ≥60 Gy   2 4.2
carbon ion therapy   2 4.2
photon beam therapy   1 2.1
semi-radical treatment   2 4.2
conventional radiation therapy with ≥40 Gy   2 4.2
 no   22   45.8
palliative treatment   20 41.7
no treatment   2 4.2
Adjuvant chemotherapy for NEDa patients (n = 26)
 yes   9   34.6
 no   17   65.4
Disease status at the final follow up
 DOD (Dead of disease) 24   50.0
 AWD (Alive with disease) 14   29.2
 NEDb (No evidence of disease) 10   20.8
  1. aNED: Status after completion of radical or semi-radical treatment for all of the remaining tumor
  2. bNED: Status with no active disease detectable by imaging inspection