Table 2.

Patient clinical characteristics

n (%)
Patients enrolled39
Male/female23/16
Age
    Mean ± SD58.9 ± 9.1
    Range42-78
Weight
    Mean ± SD55.8 ± 10.5
    Range36-76
BMI
    Mean ± SD21.8 ± 4.4
    Range14.4-32.1
    <18.59 (23.1)
    18.5-2525 (64.1)
    25-305 (12.8)
Weight loss before study entry
    >10%5 (12.8)
    5-10%9 (23.1)
    <5%3 (7.7)
    No weight loss22 (56.4)
Tumor site
    Head and neck17 (43.6)
    Lung8 (20.5)
    Ovary3 (7.7)
    Breast3 (7.7)
    Stomach2 (5.1)
    Pancreas2 (5.1)
    Liver2 (5.1)
    Kidney1 (2.6)
    Uterine sarcoma1 (2.6)
Stage
    IIIA1 (2.6)
    IV38 (97.4)
ECOG PS
    02 (5.1)
    127 (69.2)
    210 (25.7)
  • Abbreviation: ECOG PS, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status.