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Table 1 Patient and tumor characteristics (n = 44)

From: Quality of life and salivary output in patients with head-and-neck cancer five years after radiotherapy

Mean age (range) 56 (24–78) y
Gender   
   Female 10 (23%)
   Male 34 (77%)
Mean follow-up time (range) 56 (44–72) months
   since end of radiotherapy   
Tumor site   
   Larynx 19 (43%)
   Floor of mouth/oral cavity 7 (16%)
   Oropharynx 4 (9%)
   Nose (nasal cavity) 4 (9%)
   Hypopharynx 1 (2%)
   Nasopharynx 1 (2%)
   Other 8 (18%)
Surgery preradiotherapy   
   Local 6 (14%)
   Local + regional 11 (25%)
   No 27 (61%)
Stage (TNM staging system 1997)   
   T1 7 (22%)
   T2 16 (50%)
   T3 5 (16%)
   T4 4 (12%)
   Not applicable/recurrent 12  
   N0 27 (84%)
   N1 4 (13%)
   N2b 1 (3%)
   Not applicable/recurrent 12