TABLE 1

Patient Characteristics

CharacteristicValue
Sex (n)
 Male24
Female10
Age (y)
Mean ± SD64.2 ± 9.4
 Range45–81
Stage (TNM 6.0)
 IIb2
 IIIa14
 IIIb16
 IV*2
Timing of chemotherapy
 No chemotherapy2
 Sequential chemoradiotherapy18
 Concurrent chemoradiotherapy14
Average dose delivered at repeated imaging time point (Gy)
 Mean ± SD20.7 ± 4.8
 Range12.0–34.2
Average time between start of radiotherapy and imaging time point (d)
 Mean ± SD8.5 ± 1.9
 Range6–13
  • * All patients were in stage IV because of tumor in ipsilateral lung but in another lobe.