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Table 1 Patient characteristics (n = 105)

From: Prognostic stratification of patients with AJCC 2018 pN1 disease in stage III oral squamous cell carcinoma

Characteristics Value %
Median age [range], yr 54 (32, 77)  
Median Follow up period [range], month 69.5 [6.2, 154.1]  
Sex   
 Male 91 86.7
 Female 14 13.3
Cancer location   
 Tongue 41 39.0
 Buccal 37 35.2
 Other subsites 27 25.7
pT classification   
 pT1 28 26.7
 pT2 49 46.7
 pT3 28 26.7
Histological grade   
 WDSCC 38 36.2
 MDSCC 62 59
 PDSCC§ 5 4.8
Perineural invasion   
 Positive 34 32.4
 Negative 71 67.6
Lymphovascular invasion   
 Positive 23 21.9
 Negative 82 78.1
Surgical margin   
 < 4 mm 23 21.9
 ≥ 4 mm 82 78.1
Median of depth of invasion [range], mm 8 [1, 19]  
Median value of positive node size [range], cm 1.3 [0.2, 3]  
Recurrence   
 Yes 35 33.3
 No 70 66.7
  1. WDSCC, well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma
  2. MDSCC, moderately differentiated squamous cell carcinoma
  3. §PDSCC, poorly differentiated squamous cell carcinoma