Table 1

%Patient characteristics of the 272 patients entered into study

CharacteristicDFMO-PCV armPCV arm
Number134138
Female patients51 (38%)36 (26%)
Median age (range), yr52.7 (20–75)49.6 (18–75)
Karnofsky performance score
10016 (12%)28 (20%)
9073 (54%)68 (49%)
8038 (28%)29 (21%)
707 (5%)13 (9%)
Median radiation dose (range), Gy60 (40.4–72)60 (50–70.4)
Diagnosis to registration (range), weeks12.9 (8.1–21.0)12.4 (7.0–18.0)
Registered and followed at MDACC50 (37%)38 (28%)
Extent of surgery
Biopsy20 (15%)23 (17%)
Subtotal resection63 (47%)67 (49%)
Gross total resection51 (38%)48 (35%)