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Table 2 Correlation between clinical and pathological tumor staging in 379 patients with oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma

From: The impact of clinical versus pathological staging in oral cavity carcinoma–a multi-institutional analysis of survival

       Stage discrepancy within clinical stage strata
  p1 p2 p3 p4 Totals Upstaged (all) No changed (all) Downstaged (all)
c1 109(82.6) 11(8.3) 4(3.0) 8(6.0) 132 23(17.4) 109 (82.6) -
c2 16(14.0) 55(48.2) 20(17.5) 23(20.2) 114 43(37.8) 55(48.2) 16(14.0)
c3 4(7.0) 4(7.0) 25(43.9) 24(42.1) 57 24(42.1) 25(43.9) 8(14.0)
c4 1(1.3) 2(2.6) 4(5.3) 69(90.8) 76   69(90.8) 7(9.2)