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Table 1 Tumour characteristics (n = 65)

From: Concurrent radiochemotherapy in locally-regionally advanced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: analysis of treatment results and prognostic factors

Characteristics No. of patients %
Subsite of the primary tumour
  Tonsil 36 55,4
  Base of tongue 21 32,3
  Soft palate 6 9,2
  Posterior pharyngeal wall 2 3,1
T stage
  T2 4 6,2
  T3 43 66,1
  T4 18 27,7
N stage   
  N0 20 30,8
  N1 14 21,5
  N2 25 38,5
  N3 6 9,2
Overall stage
  III 23 35,4
  IVA 36 55,4
  IVB 6 9,2
Histological differentiation
  Well 22 33,8
  Moderate 25 38,5
  Poor 18 27,7