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Table 2 Radiation field and dose of HR group (N = 57a)

From: Treatment outcome and long-term follow-up of central nervous system germ cell tumor using upfront chemotherapy with subsequent photon or proton radiation therapy: a single tertiary center experience of 127 patients

  Pathologic diagnosis of HR group p value
Germinoma (n = 14) Not confirmed (n = 23) NGGCT (n = 20)
Number of patients who received CSI 9 (64.3%) 19 (82.6%) 18 (90.0%) 0.181
Median dose of CSI, Gy (range) 23.4 (19.8–25.2) 23.4 (18.0–36.0) 23.4 (19.8–36.0) 0.507
Median dose of total radiation to the primary site, Gy (range) 45.0 (27.0–54.0) 54.0 (30.6–59.4) 54.0 (39.6–54.0) 0.001
  1. NGGCT nongerminomatous germ cell tumor, CSI craniospinal irradiation, Gy gray
  2. aOf total 58 patients of HR group, 57 patients were included