Skip to main content

Table 1 Treatment schedule for patients with locally recurrent NPC

From: Long-term survival and late complications of intensity-modulated radiotherapy for recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Treatment schedule No. (%)
Chemotherapy
 Neo + RT 77 (41.8)
 Neo + CCRT 23 (12.5)
 Neo + RT + Adj 17 (9.2)
 CCRT 10 (5.4)
 CCRT+Adj 4 (2.2)
 Neo + CCRT+Adj 2 (1.1)
 RT + Adj 5 (2.7)
 IMRT alone 46 (25)
 Cetuximab 9 (4.8)
 Nimotuzumab 10 (5.4)
IMRT
IMRT dose (Gy)
 Median (range) 66.7 (42–77)
Fractional dose(Gy)
 1.8 1 (0.5)
 2.0 125 (67.9)
 2.1 44 (23.9)
 2.2 6 (3.3)
 2.3 7 (3.8)
IMRT treatment duration (days)
 Median (range) 46 (29–64)
 Brachytherapy 13 (7.1)
  1. Abbreviations: NPC, nasopharyngeal carcinoma; Neo, neoadjuvant chemotherapy; RT, radiotherapy; CCRT, concurrent chemoradiotherapy; Adj, adjuvant chemotherapy; IMRT, intensity-modulated radiotherapy