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Table 5 Treatment details and results of retrospective reports with postoperative IMRT in oral cavity cancer

From: Outcome and patterns of failure after postoperative intensity modulated radiotherapy for locally advanced or high-risk oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma

Report (reference) n Median age (years) Stage (%) Median Time from surgery to RT (weeks) Systemic therapy (%) Median follow-up (mts) LRFS (%) LRRFS (%) OS (%)
Studer (7) 28 61* III (14) nr 86 19 92# nr 83#
IV (54)
Chen (10) 22 50 III (27) nr 9 44 nr 64** 67¶
IV (73)
Gomez (9) 35 nr III (26) 7 29 28 89** 77 74
IV (54)
Daly (11) 30 61 III (23) 6 60 38 67 53 60
IV (53)
Sher (13) 30 nr nr 7 nr nr nr 91# 85#
Present analysis 53 60 III (13) 7 55 28 83 79 73
    IV (57)       
  1. Abbreviations: LRFS local recurrence-free survival, LRRFS locoregional recurrence-free survival, mts months, n eligible patients, nr not reported separately, OS overall survival, RT radiotherapy,*mean age; #2 year actuarial estimates; three year actuarial estimates; **Crude rate.