Table 1

Baseline patient characteristics

Characteristic
No. of patients26
Median age, yr (range)69 (52–80)
ECOG PSa
 010
 116
Median PSA μg/liter (range)135 (30–860)
Median ALPb (range)139 (68–1388)
Median hemoglobin g/liter (range)129 (71–148)
Site of metastases
 Bone23
 Lymph nodes8
  • a ECOG PS, ECOG performance status.

  • b ALP, alkaline phosphatase (normal range, 40–160 units/liter).