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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of patients and their tumors

From: Impact of delays in radiotherapy of head and neck cancer on outcome

Characteristics No. (%)
Gender
 Female 35 (13.2%)
 Male 227 (86.8%)
 Age (years)a) 60.6 ± 9.9 (38.9–89.3)
Tumor locationb)
 Oral cavity 15 (5.5%)
 Oropharynx 133 (48.7%)
 Hypopharynx 53 (19.4%)
 Larynx 72 (26.4%)
Tumor stageb)
 Stage I 12 (4.4%)
 Stage II 50 (18.3%)
 Stage III 48 (17.6%)
 Stage IV 163 (59.7%)
Treatmentb)
 Radiotherapy 157 (57.5%)
 Concurrent chemoradiotherapy 116 (42.5%)
 RT duration (days)a) 50.2 ± 6.7 (35–80)
 Time to treatment interventiona) 35.6 ± 14.9 (7–90)
  1. a) mean ± SD (range)
  2. b) Eleven patients had two simultaneous primary tumors