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Table 1 Tumour and treatment characteristics for all patients

From: Recurrence patterns of locally advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma after 3D conformal (chemo)-radiotherapy

  N %
Primary tumour site   
   Oropharynx 81 53.6
   Larynx 32 21.2
   Hypopharynx 21 13.9
   Oral cavity 14 9.3
   Unknown primary 3 2
Histological grade of squamous cell carcinoma
Well differentiated 6 4
Moderately differentiated 52 34.4
Poorly differentiated 76 50.3
Not recorded 17 11.3
Overall stage (AJCC)   
   III 35 23.2
   IVA 87 57.6
   IVB 29 19.2
Treatment   
   Radical radiotherapy alone 36 23.8
   Chemoradiotherapy (chemoXRT) 115  
   Induction chemo + XRT 42 27.9
   Induction chemo + concomitant chemoXRT 63 41.7
   Concomitant chemoXRT 10 6.6
  1. Abbrevations: Chemo: chemotherapy; XRT: radiotherapy