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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients at baseline

From: Clinical outcomes and patterns of failure of head and neck mucosal melanoma treated with multiple treatment modalities

Characteristic No. (%)
Sex  
Male 161 (61.5)
Female 101(38.5)
Age  
Median 57
Range (19, 87)
Smoke  
Yes 73 (27.9)
No 189 (72.1)
Primary tumour site  
Nasal cavity 139 (53)
Paranasal sinus 22 (8.4)
Oral cavity 67 (25.6)
Others 34 (13)
Tumor classification  
T3 114 (43.5)
T4a 136 (51.9)
T4b 12 (4.6)
Node classification  
N0 195(74.4)
N1 67 (25.6)
Overall stage  
III 85 (32.4)
IVa 165 (63)
IVb 12 (4.6)
Reoperation  
Yes 107 (43.5)
No 139 (56.5)
Irradiation technique  
2DRT 22 (18.9)
IMRT 84 (81.3)
Surgery  
Yes 246 (93.9)
No 16 (6.1)
Radiotherapy  
Yes 106 (40.5)
No 156 (59.5)
Chemotherapy  
Yes 149 (56.9)
No 113 (43.1)
Immunologic/targeted therapy  
Yes 69 (26.3)
No 193 (73.7)
Treatment modality  
Surgery alone 83 (33.7)
Surgery + RT 26 (10.6)
Surgery + CT 61 (24.8)
Surgery + RT + CT 76 (30.9)