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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Dosimetric comparison between proton beam therapy and photon radiation therapy for locally advanced esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Characteristic Patients (n = 27) (%)
Male 23 85.2
Female 4 14.8
Age (y)
 Range 50-90  
 Median 70  
T stage
 T3 25 92.6
 T4 2 7.4
N stage
 N0 0 0
 N1 16 59.3
 N2 10 37.0
 N3 1 3.7
Stage
 IIIA 15 55.6
 IIIB 9 33.3
 IIIC 3 11.1
Location of the lesion
 Ut 5 18.5
 Mt 9 33.3
 Mt./Lt 6 22.2
 Lt 5 18.5
 Lt/Ae 2 7.4
Chemotherapy
 5-Fu + CDDP 16 59.3
 5-Fu + nedaplatin 7 25.9
 5-Fu 1 3.7
 Radiotherapy alone 3 11.1
  1. Abbreviations: Ut upper thoracic esophagus, Mt. middle thoracic esophagus, Lt lower thoracic esophagus, Ae abdominal esophagus, Fu fluorouracil, CDDP cisplatin