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Table 2 Treatment schedule by clinical/pathological T and N classification

From: Patterns of regional lymph node failure of locally advanced hypopharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma after first-line treatment with surgery and/or intensity-modulated radiotherapy

TNCasesTreatment schedule (N, %)
T1–2N07S ± RT (3, 42.8%)
RT (2, 28.6%)
IC + RT (2, 28.6%)
T1–2N1–336IC + S + RT (2, 5.6%)
IC + RT/CRT (14, 38.9%)
S ± RT/CRT (14, 38.9%)
RT/CRT (6, 16.6%)
T3N0–339IC + S + RT (4, 10.3%)
IC + RT/CRT (16, 41.0%)
S + RT/CRT (9, 23.1%)
RT/CRT (10, 25.6%)
T4N0–341IC + S + RT (2, 4.9%)
IC + RT/CRT (14, 34.1%)
S ± RT/CRT (12, 29.3%)
RT/CRT (13, 31.7%)
  1. Note: S Surgery, RT Radiotherapy, CRT Chemoradiotherapy, IC Induction chemotherapy