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Table 1 Patient and tumor characteristics at first presentation

From: A retrospective study of head and neck re-irradiation for patients with recurrent or second primary head and neck cancer: the McGill University experience

  Number Percent
Patient 27  
 Male 23 85
 Female 4 15
 Median age 61  
Tumor site at first presentation
 Larynx 5 18
 Oropharynx 7 26
 Nasopharynx 7 26
 Maxillary sinus 1 4
 Nasal cavity 1 4
 Oral cavity 2 7
 Unknown primary 1 4
 Hypopharynx 1 4
 Esophagus 2 7
Histology
 Squamous cell carcinoma 25 92
 Undifferentiated 2 8
Stage at first presentation
 TxN0M0 1 4
 T1-4N0M0 8 30
 T1-4N1M0 7 26
 Tx-4N2M0 9 33
 Unknown 2 7