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Table 4 Long-term outcomes of the 30 patients with liver metastases from Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma

From: Partial hepatectomy for liver metastases from nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a comparative study and review of the literature

  Resection group Control group PValue
Median overall survival (mo) 45.2 ± 12.1 14.1 ± 8.6 0.039
 1-y overall survival (%) 85.7 53.3  
 3-y overall survival (%) 64.1 26.6  
 5-y overall survival (%) 40.2 20.0  
Median progression-free survival (mo) 21.2 ± 11.0 4.16 ± 2.8 0.007
 1-y progression-free survival (%) 70.0 27  
 3-y progression-free survival (%) 53.0 7  
 5-y progression-free survival (%) 18.0 0.0  
Progression (case) 11 (73.3%) 15 (100%) 0.330
 Intra-hepatic 1 (6.7%) 13 (86.7%)  
 Extra-hepatic 7 (46.7%) 0  
 Both intra- and extra-hepatic 3 (20.0%) 2 (13.3%)  
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