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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Intensity modulated or fractionated stereotactic reirradiation in patients with recurrent nasopharyngeal cancer

Patients characteristics  
gender  
male 14 (82%)
female 3 (18%)
age (start of second RT course)  
median 53
range 23-67
KI (start of second RT course)  
90-100% 10 (59%)
70-80% 6 (35%)
60% 1 (6%)
primary T stage  
Txa 2 (12%)
T1 1 (6%)
T2 3 (18%)
T3 4 (24%)
T4 2 (12%)
unknown 5 (29%)
primary N stage  
N0 3 (18%)
N1 6 (35%)
N2 4 (24%)
N3 0 (0%)
unknown 4 (24%)
histology (WHO)  
I 0 (0%)
II 3 (18%)
III 14 (82%)
recurrent T stage  
rT1 3 (18%)
rT2 1 (6%)
rT3 1 (6%)
rT4 12 (71%)
recurrent N stage  
rN0 15 (88%)
rN1b 2 (12%)
  1. a: 2 pts. were initially treated for cervical lymph nodes with cancer of unknown primary, in both the nasopharyngeal region had been included into the target volume, b: one patient received neck dissection prior to reirradiation, in one patient the neck recurrence was included into the target volume of reirradiation, KI: Karnofsky index, age [years], staging according to UICC TNM classification 6th edition