Table 1.

Patient characteristics (n = 95)

CharacteristicValue (mean ± SD)
Demographics
    Docetaxel dose (mg)114.5 ± 12.3
    Age, y49.3 ± 9.9
Karnofsky performance score
    80%/90%/100%4:12:79
Race
    Chinese/Malay/Indian/others59:26:8:2
Breast cancer grades
    2:3:46:42:39
Height (cm)155 ± 5.8
Weight (kg)58.6 ± 14
Body surface area (m−2)1.55 ± 0.16
Baseline biochemistry measurements
    Bilirubin (μmol/L)6.1 ± 4.3
    ALT (units/L)29.1 ± 17.3
    AST (units/L)28.2 ± 16.5
    Alkaline phosphatase (units/L)83.6 ± 32.9
    Lactate dehydrogenase (units/L)623 ± 336.3
    α1 acid glycoprotein (g/L)0.86 ± 0.39
    Serum creatinine (μmol/L)65.2 ± 13.8
    Creatinine clearance, calculated based on a 70-kg person (mL/min)106.4 ± 26.4