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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Does external beam radiation boost to pelvic lymph nodes improve outcomes in patients with locally advanced cervical cancer?

   Pelvic LN negative Pelvic LN positive
(n = 62) (n = 67)
  Nodal boost No nodal boost
  (n = 36) (n = 31)
Age Median (years) 67 56 56
  Range (years) 36 to 95 33 to 85 37 to 82
Histology SCC 53 28 25
  Adenocarcinoma 6 4 3
  Adenosquamous 3 2 1
  Small cell 0 1 0
  Mucinous 0 0 1
  Not available 0 1 1
FIGO stage* IA2 1 0 0
  IB1 8 5 2
  IB2 8 2 0
  IIA 13 5 1
  IIB 15 9 17
  IIIA 0 2 2
  IIIB 16 13 9
  IVA 1 0 0
LN size Median (mm) NA 17 15
  Range (mm) NA 7.7 to 38 10 to 27
  1. (Abbreviations: SCC squamous cell carcinoma, LN lymph nodes. * International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) 2009 staging.)