Table 1

Characteristics of 72 advanced NSCLCa patients

CharacteristicsNo. of patients
Total no. of patients72
Gender
 Male49
 Female23
Age, years
 Median66
 Range44–76
Histology
 Adenocarcinoma50
 Squamous cell carcinoma18
 Large cell carcinoma4
Stage
 IIIB32
 IV40
Performance status
 07
 165
Chemotherapeutic regimen
 Cisplatin + vinorelbine25
 Cisplatin + docetaxel16
 Cisplatin + irinotecan11
 Cisplatin + gemcitabine10
 Carboplatin + paclitaxel10
Smoking history
 Positive54
 Negative18
  • a NSCLC, non-small cell lung cancer.