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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Treatment outcomes of extended-field radiation therapy and the effect of concurrent chemotherapy on uterine cervical cancer with para-aortic lymph node metastasis

Characteristics Total patients (n = 90)
n (%)
Age   
 Median 50  
 Range (24–77)  
ECOG performance   
 0 55 61.1
 1 33 36.7
 2 2 2.2
Pathologic findings   
 Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) 84 93.3
  Large cell keratinizing 18 20
  Large cell non-keratinizing 47 52.2
  Large cell, not specified 3 3.3
  SCC, not specified 14 15.6
  Small cell 2 2.2
 Others (adenocarcinoma, adenosquamous carcinoma) 6 6.7
Tumor shape   
 Exophytic 38 42.2
 Infiltrative 52 57.8
Parametrial involvement   
 No 10 11.1
 Yes 80 88.9
  Unilateral 42 46.7
  Bilateral 38 42.2
Endocervical extension   
 No 6 6.7
 Yes 37 41.1
 Not confirmed 47 52.2
Primary tumor size (cm)   
 Median 5  
 Range (2–10)  
Pelvic LN involvement 73 81.1
Paraaortic LN involvement 90 100
Hydronephrosis 18 20
FIGO stage   
 IB 10 11.1
 IIB 39 43.3
 IIIA 2 2.2
 IIIB 33 36.7
 IVA 6 6.7
Treatment period   
 Before 2000 52 57.8
 2000-present 38 42.2
  1. Abbreviation: ECOG Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance.