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Table 1 Patients’ characteristics

From: Which technique for radiation is most beneficial for patients with locally advanced cervical cancer? Intensity modulated proton therapy versus intensity modulated photon treatment, helical tomotherapy and volumetric arc therapy for primary radiation – an intraindividual comparison

Parameter  
Age Median: 46
Range: 33-71
FIGO stage IB2: 2
IIA: 2
IIB: 11
IIIA: 1
IIIB: 3
IVA: 1
Grading G1: 0
G2: 14
G3: 6
Histology: Squamous cell: 16
Adenocarcinoma: 3
Adeno-squamous: 1
Treatment volume Pelvis only (PEL): 10
Extended field (EFRT): 10
Pelvic lymph nodes pN0: 4
pN1: 11
pNx: 5
Para-aortic lymph nodes pM0: 7
pM1: 8*
pMX: 5**
  1. *All patients underwent extended field radiotherapy; **2/5 pMX patients underwent extended field radiotherapy because of enlarged nodes.