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Table 2 Summary of the treatment modality and outcomes in MEC of salivary gland among the larger series in the literature

From: Invasive myoepithelial carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma of the major salivary gland: two case reports

Article/year Number o. of patients Treatment Recurrence Mortality by tumor Time of Follow-up
Kane et al./2010 [3] 44 Radical Surgery (44) Radiation Therapy (12) 18/44 NA 1y–10y
Yu et al./2003 [7] 27 Radical Surgery (26) Radiation Therapy (12) 14/27 10/27 9 m–17y
Savera et al./2000 [11] 25 Radical Surgery (25) Radiation Therapy (6) Chemotherapy (2) 8/17a 5/17 6 m–8y
Santos et al./2016 [21] 19 Radical Surgery (19) Radiation Therapy (9) Chemotherapy (1) 7/19 4/19 2 m–15y
Jiang et al./2012 [5] 11 Radical Surgery (11) Radiation Therapy (9) Chemotherapy (2) 6/11 4/11 1y–6y
Dipalma et al./1993 [8] 10 Radical Surgery (10) 8/10 2/10 1y–35y
  1. Modification and Reference from S. Vilar-Gonzalez et al. 2015 Clin Transl Oncol
  2. a8 of 25 patients were lost to follow-up