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Table 1 Characteristics of study population.

From: FDG-PET/CT imaging for staging and radiotherapy treatment planning of head and neck carcinoma

Characteristics N.
Patients 22
Age (years)  
   Median 59
   Range 43–76
Gender  
   Male 18
   Female 4
Tumor subsite  
   Oral Cavity 2
   Oropharynx 6
   Hypopharynx 6
   Larynx 2
   Nasopharynx 4
   Paranasal sinuses 2
Histology  
   Squamous cell 18
   Undifferentiated 3
   Adenocarcinoma 1
Pathologic AJCC stage  
   I 4
   II 5
   IIB 2
   III 3
   IVA 7
   IVB 1
Pathologic TNM categories  
   T1, T2, T2b, T3, T4a N0 M0 13
   T2, T4a N1 M0 2
   T2 N2a M0 1
   T2, T3, T4a N2b M0 5
   T4 N3 M0 1
  1. Abbreviations: AJCC: American Joint Committee on Cancer; T: tumor extension; N: lymph-nodal disease; M: distant metastasis.