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Table 2 Characteristics of 39 pregnancy in 38 oral cancer patients

From: Treatment of oral cancers during pregnancy: a case-based discussion

Characteristics
Age, year (average) 18–40 (30.9)
Age of pregnancy at diagnosis, weeks (average)
  5–31 (18.9)
Primary Site
 Tongue 37 (97.4%)
 Hard plate 1 (2.6%)
Stage
 I 8 (20.5%)
 II 10 (25.6%)
 III 4 (10.3%)
 IV 14 (35.9%)
 NA 3 (7.7%)
Pathological diagnosis
 SCC 36 (94.7%)
 Others 2 (5.3%)
Smoking
 Yes 3 (7.9%)
 No 20 (52.6%)
 Before pregnancy 6 (15.8%)
 NA 9 (23.7%)
Alcohol
 Yes 0 (0%)
 No 29 (76.3%)
 NA 9 (23.7%)
Treatment during pregnancy
 Surgery 22 (56.4%)
 CT 5 (12.8%)
 RT 11 (28.2%)
 None 9 (23.1%)
Fetal outcome
 Delibery 28 (73.7%)
 Cesarean 7 (18.4%)
 Termination 2 (5.3%)
 Spontaneous abortion 1 (2.6%)
Maternal outcome
 NED 25 (65.8%)
 Died 10 (26.3%)
 NA 3 (7.9%)
  1. SCC squamous cell carcinoma, NA not available, CT chemotherapy, RT radiotherapy, NED not evidence disease