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Table 5 Cancer treatment according to site of first primary cancer in Germany (Munich Cancer Registry [1977–1993] unless mentioned otherwise; data sources,[32, 33])

From: Risk of tobacco-related multiple primary cancers in Bavaria, Germany

  Treatment of first primary cancer
Site of first primary cancer Only surg Only radio Only chemo Surg + radio Surg + chemo Surg + other therapy Radio + chemo Surg + radio + chemo Other therapy Row sum
mouth 32% 13% 3% 32% 1% / 13% 6% / 100%
oropharynx 10% 21% 2% 37% 1% / 19% 12% / 100%
oesophagus 33% 21% / 12% / / 20% / 14% 100%
stomach 90% / / / / / / / 10% 100%
colon 92% / / / 8% / / / / 100%
rectum 80% / / 9% 5% / / 7% / 100%
pancreas 100% / / / / / / / / 100%
larynx 38% 20% / 37% / / / 5% / 100%
non-small cell trachea/bronchus/lung 40% 25% 6% / / / / / 30% 100%
small cell trachea/bronchus/lung 6% 7% 46% / / / / / 41% 100%
kidney 100% 12 / / / / / / / / 100%
urinary bladder 100% 3 / / / / / / / / 100%
leukemia / / 100% 14 / / / / / / 100
%
  1. surg, surgery; radio, radiotherapy; chemo, chemotherapy; bold type, the three most frequent treatments in each cancer site; 1treatment recommended by Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft (2008); 2treatment with curative intent only; 3invasive cancer only; 4including hematopoietic stem cell transplantation; due to rounding error, row percentages do not always add up to 100 percent.