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Table 4 Second recurrence (r2) after endoscopic nasopharyngectomy

From: 5-year outcomes of salvage endoscopic nasopharyngectomy for recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Patient # Time to recc. (months) Location of second recurrence Subsequent treatment r2TNM/ r2Stage Surgical margins Adjunctive treatment Disease progression Current status Time to death (years)
P1 3.6 Nasopharynx, retropharyngeal, suboccipital, submental nodes Chemotherapy T1N2M0 / Stage 3 N/A N/A N/A Dead 4.7
P2 5.7 Nasopharynx, tonsil, hard palate Endoscopic nasopharynx biopsy, right tonsillectomy T4N0M1 / Stage 4 + Chemotherapy Intracranial spread Dead 4.7
P8 33.6 Nasopharynx w/ extension into dura Palliative chemotherapy T4N0M0 / Stage 4 N/A N/A N/A Alive with disease N/A
P11 16.3 Sphenoid sinus Endoscopic nasopharyngectomy, sphenoidotomy T3N0M0 / Stage 3 None Metastasis to lungs Dead 5.6