Table 6.

Treatment outcomes

Younger than 56 y56-65 y66-75 yOlder than 75 y
No. patients 368 246 274 80
Response, no. (%)
    CR 235 (64) 113 (46) 108 (39) 26 (33)
    Resistant disease 99 (27) 91 (37) 101 (37) 29 (36)
Median overall survival, no. (95% CI) 18.8 (14.9-22.6) 9.0 (8.1-10.2) 6.9 (5.4-7.7) 3.5 (1.4-6.1)
No. patients with CR 235 113 108 26
Median disease-free survival, no. (95% CI) 21.6 (15.8-25.5) 7.4 (6.5-8.8) 8.3 (6.3-10.2) 8.9 (5.8-10.8)
  • CI indicates confidence interval; CR, complete response.