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Table 1 Patients and treatment characteristics

From: Hypericum perforatum and neem oil for the management of acute skin toxicity in head and neck cancer patients undergoing radiation or chemo-radiation: a single-arm prospective observational study

  N (%)
Sex  
Male 24 (86)
Female 4 (14)
Age  
Mean 56.8
Range 31-78
Comorbidities  
Diabetes 1 (3.5)
Heart failure 5 (18)
Tumor site  
Oral cavity 8 (28.5)
Nasopharynx 1 (3.5)
Oropharynx 11 (39.5)
Hypopharynx 1 (3.5)
Larynx 6 (21.5)
Salivary glands 1 (3.5)
Hystology  
SCC 27 (96.5)
Adenoid cystic 1 (3.5)
Grading  
G1 2 (7)
G2 8 (28.5)
G3 13 (46.5)
NA 5 (18)
RT setting  
Definitive RT 14 (50)
Adjuvant RT 14 (50)
Highest prescribed dose  
70 Gy 13 (46.5)
68 Gy 2 (7)
64 Gy 8 (28.5)
60 Gy 5 (18)
Combination therapy  
Neoadjuvant CT  
TPF x 3 5 (18)
CBDCA + TAX x 3 4 (14)
Concurrent CT  
Weekly CDDP 14 (50)
Weekly CBDCA 8 (28.5)
None (exclusive RT) 6 (21.5)