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Table 1 Patient and disease characteristics

From: Failure patterns and survival in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated with intensity modulated radiation in Northwest China: A pilot study

  Patients
Characteristics No. %
Age, years   
Median 46  
Range 11-72  
Sex   
Male 104 75.4
Female 34 24.6
EBV infection   
< 1000 copy 116 84.1
≥1000 copy 22 15.9
Tumor factors   
WHO histology   
I 2 1.5
II 99 71.7
III 37 26.8
AJCC T category   
T1-2 100 72.5
T3-4 38 27.5
AJCC N category   
N0-1 78 56.5
N2-3 60 43.5
AJCC stage   
I 6 4.4
II 19 13.8
III 64 46.4
IVa 39 28.3
IVb 10 7.3
Treatment factors   
IMRT alone 25 18.1
IMRT + chemotherapy 113 81.9
Chemotherapy manner   
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy 43 31.2
Concurrent chemotherapy 18 13.0
Concurrent +Adjuvant 52 37.7
  1. WHO = World Health Organization.
  2. AJCC = American joint committee on carcinoma
  3. Concurrent +Adjuvant = Concurrent +Adjuvant chemotherapy