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Table 5 Site of relapse for patients treated with postoperative RT

From: Patterns of local-regional recurrence after conformal and intensity-modulated radiotherapy for head and neck cancer

Case No. Site of relapse Location of relapse in lymph node (yes = y or No = N or partly = P) Total relapse dose (Gy) as a result of first RT
11 Relapse in a lymph node partly inside the elective lymph node volume and the other lymph node outside the elective lymph node volume and the primary tumor volume Y 44.0 and 45.0
12 Partly inside the primary tumor volume N 52.0
13 Fully outside the primary tumor volume and elective lymph node volume Y 15.0
14 Partly inside the elective lymph node volume Y 20.0
15 Fully inside the primary tumor volume N 66.0
16 Partly inside the elective lymph node volume and primary tumor volume N 60.0
17 Relapse in one lymph node volume partly inside the elective lymph node volume and another lymph node fully inside the elective lymph node volume Y 9.0 And 47.0
18 Fully inside the elective lymph node volume Y 59.0
19 Partly inside the elective lymph node volume Y 60.0
20 Fully inside the elective lymph node volume Y 38.0
21 Fully inside the elective lymph node volume Y 45.0
22 Partly inside the primary tumor volume N 66.0
23 Outside the elective lymph node volume and primary tumor volume Y 2.0
24 Partly inside the primary tumor volume N 50.0
25 Outside the elective lymph node volume and primary tumor volume Y 9.0
26 Fully inside the elective lymph node volume and also touches the primary tumor volume Y 41.0