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Table 3 Patterns of initial disease progression (N = 30)

From: Prognostic value of gross tumor volume delineated by FDG-PET-CT based radiotherapy treatment planning in patients with locally advanced pancreatic cancer treated with chemoradiotherapy

Site GTVG (N:17) GTVL (N:13) Overall (N:30)
  N (%) N (%) N (%)
Local 3 (17.6) 0 (0) 3 (10)
Regional 0 (0) 0 (0) 0(0)
Distant 13 (76.5) 8 (61.5) 21 (70)
   Liver 3 (17.6) 3 (23.1) 6 (20.0)
   Peritoneum 2 (11.8) 1 (7.6) 3 (10.0)
   Brain 0 (0) 1 (7.6) 1 (3.3)
   Multiorgan 8 (47.1) 3 (23.1) 11 (36.7)
Total progression 16 (94.1) 8 (61.5) 24 (80.0)
  1. Abbreviations: GTV G gross tumor volume greater than 91.1 (cm3); GTV L gross tumor volume lesser than 91.1 (cm3)