Table 1.

Patient characteristics

CharacteristicNo. patients
Total patients (evaluable)25 (25)
Sex: male/female17/8
Age, median (range), y60 (32-80)
ECOG performance status
    Median1
    012
    112
    21
Race
    Caucasian18 (72%)
    Oriental1 (4%)
    Hispanic6 (24%)
Previous therapy
    Chemotherapy22 (88%)
    Prior taxane-based therapy8 (32%)
    Radiotherapy12 (48%)
    Immunotherapy2 (8%)
    Hormonal therapy8 (32%)
Tumor type
    Prostate8
    Colon6
    Rectum2
    Unknown primary2
    Other*7
Median number of courses/patient (range)4 (1-9)
  • Abbreviation: ECOG, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group.

  • * Includes one of each of the following: head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, malignant melanoma, non–small cell lung cancer, osteosarcoma, pancreatic carcinoma, renal cell carcinoma, and urothelial carcinoma.