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Table 1 Clinicopathologic features of the laryngeal/pharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma patients and their primary tumours (N= 104).

From: Prognostic significance of lymphangiogenesis in pharyngolaryngeal carcinoma patients

Clinicopathologic feature N° cases (%)
Age Mean 60 (33-86)
Sex  
   Male 98 (94.2)
   Female 6 (5.8)
Tumour site  
   Hypopharynx 18 (17.5)
   Oropharynx 31 (30.1)
   Glottis 30 (29.1)
   Supraglottis 24 (23.3)
T category  
   1 19 (18.3)
   2 20 (19.2)
   3 30 (28.9)
   4 35 (33.6)
N category  
   0 47 (45.2)
   1 8 (7.7)
   2 41 (39.4)
   3 8 (7.7)
Degree of differentiation  
   Well 48 (49)
   Moderate 32 (32.6)
   Poor 18 (18.4)
Tumour stage (TNM a )  
   I 18 (18.18)
   II 10 (10.10)
   III 14 (14.14)
   IV 57 (57.58)
Status  
   Alive without tumour 49 (47)
   Alive with tumour 3 (3)
   Death of tumour 34 (33)
   Death other causes 18 (17)
Recurrence  
   No 66 (66)
   Yes 34 (34)
Toxic habits  
   Cigarette smoking 103 (99)
   Alcohol consumption 91 (88)
Mean follow up (months) (range)  
   Whole population 23 (10 - 67)
   Larynx 26 (9 - 67)
   Pharynx 20 (10 - 66)
  1. aTNM staging system of the International Union Against Cancer - 6th Edition[20].