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Table 1 Patient and tumor characteristics

From: Brachial plexus dose tolerance in head and neck cancer patients treated with sequential intensity modulated radiation therapy

Characteristics    
Age (in years) Mean 56  
Median 55
Range 30-89
Follow up (in months) Mean 54  
Median 49
Range 24-108
   N %
Sex Male 57 84%
Female 11 16%
Total 68 100%
Group stage I* 1 1.5%
II 3 4.4%
III 8 11.8%
IV 52 76.47%
Total 68 100%
T status T0 10 14.7%
T1 11 16.2%
T2 26 38.2%
T3 10 14.7%
T4 11 16.2%
Total 68 100%
N stage N0 13 19.1%
N1 8 11.8%
N2 42 61.8%
N3 5 7.4%
Total 68 100%
Primary tumor site Oral Cavity 6 8.8%
Oropharynx 33 48.5%
Nasopharynx 9 13.2%
Hypopharynx 3 4.4%
Larynx 7 10.3%
Unknown Primary 10 14.7%
Total 68 100%
Aim of treatment Definitive 50 73.5%
Adjuvant + Postop 18 26.5%
Total 68 100%
Chemotherapy Yes 59 86.8%
No 9 13.2%
Total 68 100%
  1. *Nasopharynx Squamous Cell Carcinoma.