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Table 2 Kaplan-Meier disease specific and overall survival advanced (stage III/IV) OPSCC stratified based on treatment modality

From: Primary surgery versus chemoradiotherapy for advanced oropharyngeal cancers: a longitudinal population study

Stage Treatment Disease specific survival (%) Overall survival (%)
   2 year 5 year 2 year 5 year
III/IV S-CRT 90.1 71.1 87.7 63.1
III/IV S-RT 73.7 53.9 69.7 47.4
III/IV CRT 57.4 48.6 51.7 39.8
III/IV RT 39.3 23.2 33.3 21.1
  1. OPSCC – oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma.
  2. RT – radiotherapy.
  3. CRT- combined chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
  4. S-RT – surgical resection +/− reconstruction followed by adjuvant radiotherapy.
  5. S-CRT – surgical resection +/− reconstruction followed by combined adjuvant chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
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