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Table 2 Response to treatment in accordance with the subsite of the primary tumor

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

Subsite of the primary tumour Complete response of the primary tumour Complete response of the nodal disease Complete composite response
Tonsil 26/36 (72.2%) 16/25 (64.0%) 25/36 (69.4%)
Base of tongue 16/21 (76.2%) 12/15 (80.0%) 16/21 (76.2%)
Soft palate 4/6 (66.7%) 2/4 (50.0%) 4/6 (66.7%)
Posterior wall 2/2 (100.0%) 1/1 (100.0%) 2/2 (100.0%)