Table 1

Patient demographics
Characteristic Number of patients (%), N = 18
Gender
Male 12 (67)
Female 6 (33)
Age (years)
Median 60
Range 49 -74
ECOG performance
Grade 0 16 (89)
Grade 1 2 (11)
Body mass index (kg/m2)
Median 21
Range 20 - 24
Primary site
Cavity of the mouth 8 (44)
Oropharynx 10 (56)
Tumor volume (ml) of primary tumor
Median 25
Range 3 - 84
AJCC stage
III 2 (11)
IVA 16 (89)
HPV status
Negative 15 (83)
Positive 3 (17)

ECOG, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group; AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer; HPV, Human papilloma virus.

Oertel et al.

Oertel et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:483   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-483

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