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Table 1 Demographic and tumor related parameters of the 64 patients.

From: Split Course Hyperfractionated Accelerated Radio-Chemotherapy (SCHARC) for patients with advanced head and neck cancer: Influence of protocol deviations and hemoglobin on overall survival, a retrospective analysis

Patients' characteristics
Parameter No. %
Age (years)   
   Median (mean ± SD) 55 (56 ± 8)  
   Range 38 – 71  
Gender   
   Male 55  
   Female 9  
Tumor site   
   Oral cavity 19 30
   Nasopharynx 5 8
   Oro-/Hypopharynx 34 53
   Larynx 6 9
T-category   
   T1 0 0
   T2 6 9
   T3 16 25
   T4 41 64
   Tx 1 2
N-category   
   N0 7 11
   N1 6 9
   N2 35 54
   N3 8 13
   Nx 8 13
Grading   
   G1 2 3
   G2 44 69
   G3 17 27
   Gx 1 2
UICC-stage   
   III 8 13
   IV 56 87