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Table 1 Patient clinical characteristics

From: Long-term outcome of irradiation with or without chemotherapy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a final report on a prospective trial

  LCAF LCAF + CT P value
No. of patients 57 54  
Gender, n (%)
Male 36 (63) 42 (78) 0.092
Female 21 (39) 12 (22)  
Age (yr)
Median (range) 61.0 (41–74) 54.5 (39–74) 0.433
KPS, n (%)
70 3 (5) 2 (4) 0.692
80-100 54 (95) 52 (96)  
Lesion location, n (%)
Cervical 3 (5) 4 (7) 0.724
Upper thorax 18 (32) 12 (22)  
Middle thorax 34 (60) 36 (67)  
Lower thorax 2 (3) 2 (4)  
Esophageal length at long axis
Median (range) (cm) 6.0 (1–10) 6.0 (2–9) 0.132
Stage, n (%)
T1-2N0M0 11 (19) 11 (20) 0.690
T3-4N0M0 37 (65) 37 (69)  
T1-4N1M0 9 (16) 6 (11)