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Table 3 Local relapse-free rates

From: Salvage for cervical recurrences of head and neck cancer with dissection and interstitial high dose rate brachytherapy

Variable n. patients Local control % P*
Age     
   ≤ 65 years 15 7 56.7 0.3330
   > 65 years 6 4 73.3  
Primary site     
   Face 4 2 50.0 0.3485
   Pharynx 10 5 50.0  
   Oral cavity 6 4 66.7  
   Unknown 1 0 0  
Cumulative Dose     
   ≤ 70 Gy 7 5 71.5 0.8920
   > 70 Gy 14 6 52.8  
I-HDR without EBRT     
   Yes 8 5 63.5 0.9436
   No 13 6 53.8  
I-HDR Total Dose     
   ≤ 18 Gy 5 3 60.0 0.4365
   > 18 Gy 16 8 50.0  
Lymphnode mobility     
   Mobile 12 6 50.0 0.8814
   Reduced 6 4 66.7  
   Fixed 3 1 33.3  
Lymph fixation     
   Mobile 12 6 50.0 0.8966
   Fixed 9 5 55.5  
Margin status     
   Negative 13 11 84.6 0.0007
   Positive 8 0 0  
Previous radiation     
   Yes 15 8 53.3 0.6052
   No 6 3 50.0  
BED (Gy10)     
   ≤ 111 10 4 40.0 0.7686
   > 111 11 6 54.5  
Total 21 11 52.3