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Table 3 Reasons of death

From: Risk factors of distant brain failure for patients with newly diagnosed brain metastases treated with stereotactic radiotherapy alone

Reason of death The whole group n = 109 DBF n = 50 NO DBF n = 59
Uncontrolled brain metastasis 24(22.0%) 18(36.0%) 6(10.2%)
Progression of the extracranial disease 71(65.1%) 25(50.0%) 46(77.9%)
Non-cancer related reasons 9(8.3%) 4(8.0%) 5(8.5%)
Unknown reasons 5(4.6%) 3(6.0%) 2(3.4%)