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Table 2 Patterns of failure

From: Submandibular gland-sparing radiation therapy for locally advanced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma: patterns of failure and xerostomia outcomes

  cSMG spared (n = 76) cSMG not spared (n = 38)
Local recurrence 7 3
Regional recurrence 5 4
Distant recurrence 4 6
Any recurrence 13 10