Table 1

Characteristics of the contacted patients (N=112)

CharacteristicsN (%)
Age, mean (SD)65 (1.4)
Sex
 Female59 (52.7)
 Male53 (47.3)
Primary cancer
 Lung24 (21.4)
 Breast19 (16.9)
 Prostate9 (8.1)
 Skin9 (8.1)
 Gastrointestinal9 (8.1)
 Pancreas9 (8.1)
 Urinary system7 (6.2)
 Gynaecologic6 (5.3)
 Sarcoma6 (5.3)
 Thyroid4 (3.5)
 Head and neck2 (1.8)
 Haematologic2 (1.8)
 Other6 (5.3)