Patients Data N (%)
Number of patients 35
Median age [range], years 71 [40-82]
Male/Female 29/6 (82.9/17.1)
Smoking status
Smoker 25 (71,4)
No Smoker 8 (22.9)
Unknown 2 (5.7)
Performance Status at the onset (ECOG)
0 20 (57.1)
1 14 (40)
2 1 (2.9)
Stage at initial diagnosis
I 2 (5.7)
IIA 2 (5.7)
IIB 1 (2.9)
III-IV 30 (85.7)
Sites of metastases at the onset
Bone 8
Lung 8
Adrenal gland 3
Lymph nodes 3
Pleura 3
Brain 2
Liver 1
Other 0
Death
Yes 12 (34.3)
No 23 (65.7)
Histotype
Squamous cell carcinoma 17(48.6)
Adenocarcinoma 18 (51.4)
Surgery
Not performed 20 (57.1)
Performed 15 (42.9)
Lobectomy 10/15 (66.7)
Segmentectomy 1/15 (6.7)
Pneumonectomy 3/15 (20)
Other 1/15 (6.7)
Radical surgery
Yes 14/15 (93.3)
No 1/15 (6.7)
Adjuvant therapy
Not performed 7/15 (46.7)
Performed 7/15 (46.7)
Unknown 1/15 (6.7)
Ct 5/7 (71.4)
Rt 1/7 (14.3)
Ct+rt 1/7 (14.3)
Radiotherapy
Not performed 21/35 (60)
Performed 14/35 (40)
Table 1: Clinical and pathological characteristics of patients and Treatments received. CT= chemotherapy, RT=radiotherapy.