Table 1

Patient characteristics

Total no. of registered patients24
Age (yrs)
Median53.5
Range33–77
Gender
Male13
Female11
Tumor types
Malignant melanoma7
Renal cell carcinoma5
Colorectal carcinoma4
Breast carcinoma2
Renal sarcoma1
Parotid adenocarcinoma1
Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma1
Cholangiocarcinoma1
Ovarian carcinoma1
Gastric carcinoma1
Non-small cell lung carcinoma1
Prior therapy
Surgery20
Chemotherapya17
Radiotherapy7
Immunotherapy5
Hormone therapy2
No prior therapy2
  • a Only 4 of these 17 patients had responded to chemotherapy. The median number of chemotherapy schedules administered before study entry was 2 (range, 0–5).