Table 1

Clinicopathological characteristics of the 54 patients with metastatic gastric cancer treated with RAD001

CharacteristicNumber of samples (%)
Patients54
EthnicityKorean
Median age (range)53 (36–78)
Gender
 Male39 (72%)
 Female15 (28%)
WHO classification
 Tubular adenocarcinoma45 (83%)
 Signet ring cell carcinoma9 (17%)
Lauren classification
 Intestinal16 (30%)
 Diffuse11 (20%)
 Missing27 (50%)
Grade
 Well differentiated2 (4%)
 Moderately differentiated24 (44%)
 Poorly differentiated28 (52%)
Distant metastasis
 M00 (0)
 M154 (100%)
Documented disease progression
 Yes45 (83%)
 No8 (15%)
Response to RAD001
 Good responder
  Partial5 (9%)
  Stable20 (37%)
 Poor responder
  Progressive25 (46%)
  Not evaluable4 (7%)