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Table 4 Characteristics of patients with available diagnostic and planning CT scans

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

Characteristics No. (%)
Gender
 Female 9 (20%)
 Male 36 (80%)
 Age (years)a) 60.47 (43.5–81.5)
Tumor locationb)
 Oropharynx 35 (61.4%)
 Hypopharynx 3 (5.3%)
 Larynx 19 (33.3%)
Stageb)
 Stage I 5 (8.8%)
 Stage II 2 (3.5%)
 Stage III 14 (24.6%)
 Stage IV 36 (63.2%)
Therapyb)
 Radiotherapy 9 (20%)
 Concurrent chemoradiotherapy 36 (80%)
 Tumor volume relative increase rate (%/day)a) 1.03 (0.99–1.41)
 Tumor volume doubling time (days)a) 19 (2–659)
  1. a) mean ± SD (range)
  2. b) Five patients had two simultaneous primary tumors