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Table 1 Patient characteristics and treatments (n = 131)

From: Patterns of failure after multimodal treatments for high-grade glioma: effectiveness of MIB-1 labeling index

Characteristics Anaplastic astrocytoma Glioblastoma
n = 26 (%) n = 105 (%)
Age    
  Median 52.5 years 59 years
  (range) (18–75 years) (16–77 years)
Sex    
  Male 14 (54) 59 (56)
  Female 12 (46) 46 (44)
Original tumor location   
  Frontal lobe 11 (42) 36 (34)
  Temporal lobe 5 (19) 35 (33)
  Parietal lobe 3 (12) 20 (19)
  Thalamus 4 (15) 3 (3)
  Occipital 1 (4) 6 (6)
  Cerebellum 2 (8) 2 (2)
  Basal ganglia 0 (0) 2 (2)
  Brainstem 0 (0) 1 (1)
MIB-1 labeling index   
  Median (range) 18.2% (2–35) 29.8% (2–80)
Radiotherapy   
  Median dose 60 Gy 60 Gy
  (range) (54–68.4 Gy) (54–71.2 Gy)
Extent of surgical removal   
  Gross total removal 3 (12) 18 (17)
  Subtotal removal 5 (19) 15 (14)
  Partial removal 11 (42) 59 (56)
  Biopsy only 7 (27) 13 (12)
Chemotherapy   
  ACNU (Nimustine) 11 (42) 44 (42)
  Temozolomide 11 (42) 45 (43)
  None 4 (15) 14 (13)
  Unknown 0 (0) 2 (2)