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Table 2 Patient characteristics

From: Epidermal growth factor receptor gene copy number in 101 advanced colorectal cancer patients treated with chemotherapy plus cetuximab

Patient characteristics Number %
Total evaluated 101 100
Gender   
Male 62 61
Female 39 39
Median age (years range) 63(26-80)  
Performance Status   
0 79 78
1 20 20
>1 2 2
Primary tumor site   
Colon 79 78
Rectum 22 22
Liver metastases 79 78
Number of metastatic sites   
1 77 76
>1 24 24
Previous chemotherapy lines   
0 43 42
1-2 40 40
>2 18 18
Median number of previous lines (range) 2 (1-5)  
Median interval time between first-line treatment and Cetuximab (months, range) 18 (1-60)  
Type of chemotherapy associatad with Cetuximab   
CPT-11 19 19
CPT-11, L-OHP, 5-FU 29 29
FOLFIRI 21 21
FOLFOX 20 20
Only Cetuximab 12 12