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Table 2 Treatment details for (chemo)radiotherapy of elderly HNSCC patients (n = 246). Chemotherapy completion was assumed, if patients received at least 200 mg/m2 cisplatin or 450 mg/m2 carboplatin

From: Radiotherapy for geriatric head-and-neck cancer patients: what is the value of standard treatment in the elderly?

Radiation therapy n %
completed 213 86.6
discontinued 33 13.4
definitive 166  
completed 141 84.9
adjuvant 80  
completed 72 90.0
adjuvant
 mean radiation dose 60.2 Gy  
 mean single dose 2.0 Gy  
definitive
 mean radiation dose 65.4 Gy  
 mean single dose 2.0 Gy  
Chemotherapy n %
 planned 147  
 completed 109 74.1