Table 1

Summary of cases discussed at the mesothelioma multidisciplinary team (MDT) meeting

N (%)
Total MDT meeting discussions210 (100)
Total number of patients discussed194
 Patients discussed on 1 occasion179
 Patients discussed on 2 occasions14
 Patients discussed on 3 occasions1
Gender
 Male184 (87.6)
 Female26 (12.4)
Age (years)
 Range50–93
 Mean74
 SD7.86
WHO performance status
 045 (21.4)
 177 (36.7)
 226 (12.3)
 322 (10.5)
 41 (0.5)
 53 (1.4)
 Not recorded36 (17.1)
Referred by: distance
 Hospital A 0 miles75 (35.7)
 Hospital B 13 miles41 (19.5)
 Hospital C 48 miles35 (16.7)
 Hospital D 3 miles26 (12.4)
 Hospital E 45 miles12 (5.7)
 Hospital F 35 miles9 (4.3)
 Hospital G 5 miles9 (4.3)
 Hospital H 38 miles1 (0.5)
 Hospital I 76 miles1 (0.5)
 Hospital J 123 miles1 (0.5)