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Table 5 Local-regional control in patients with T1-2 disease dichotomized by N-category

From: Outcomes and patterns of care of patients with locally advanced oropharyngeal carcinoma treated in the early 21st century

  T1-2, N1-2a T1-2, N2b-c
  Patient number 5-year local-regional control Patient number 5-year local-regional control
Treatment     
 XRT alone 217 98% 154 92%
 CTXRT 32 90% 87 90%
 Ind. CTX > XRT 3 100% 96 94%
 Ind. CTX > CTXRT 4 100% 47 93%
  1. XRT – Radiotherapy; CTXRT – concurrent chemoradiation; Ind. CTX – Induction chemotherapy.