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Table 1 Primary disease sites in patients with EPSCC in South East England, 1970–2004

From: The epidemiology and survival of extrapulmonary small cell carcinoma in South East England, 1970–2004

Disease site Number of Patients (%) Location (n) Ratio (M:F) Stage (n) [LD; ED; U]
Head and Neck 182 (11%) Trachea 50 1:1.1 64; 30; 88
   Thyroid 41   
   Larynx 34   
   Oral Cavity 22   
   Sino-nasal 19   
   Pharynx 12   
   Others 2   
Gastrointestinal 532 (33%) Oesophagus 293 1:1.3 181; 159; 192
   Stomach 92   
   Colorectal 60   
   Pancreas 55   
   Biliary Tract 15   
   Others 17   
Chest 115 (7%) Heart, mediastinum and pleura 111 1.8:1 58; 14; 43
   Others 4   
Breast 167 (10%)    1:82 104; 13; 50
Genitourinary 305 (20%) Prostate 90 1:1 109; 86; 110
   Bladder 79   
   Cervix 76   
   Ovary 44   
   Others 16   
Unknown Primary of Lymph Nodes 69 (4%)    1:1 0; 0; 69
Others 248 (15%) Skin 11 1:1 16; 112; 120
   Others 237   
EPSCC 1618 (100%)    1:1.3 532; 482; 604
SCLC 27510 (100%)    1.7:1 9284; 7651; 10575
  1. M: male; F: female; LD: limited disease; ED: extensive disease; U: unknown