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Table 4 Survival % (1-year/5-year) in age groups of oral and pharyngeal cancers diagnosed in 2012–16

From: Incidence and survival in oral and pharyngeal cancers in Finland and Sweden through half century

Male 0–49 50–59 60–69 70–79 80–89
 Oral cavity
  Finland 86/75 82/61 82/57 73/60 72/50
  Sweden 95/77 89/66 80/55 77/50 60/47
 Oropharynx
  Finland 95/80 85/68 80/60 66/41 66/41
  Sweden 96/91 94/78 88/67 77/52 61/36
 Nasopharynx
  Finland 93/42 93/42 71/51 71/51 71/51
  Sweden 92/73 100/66 97/65 91/55 91/55
 Hypopharynx
  Finland 61/27 61/27 63/28 53/23 53/23
  Sweden 62/31 62/31 63/26 62/21 32/0
Female
 Oral cavity
  Finland 87/77 91/78 90/75 82/69 69/54
  Sweden 97/88 88/68 89/69 85/64 74/47
 Oropharynx
  Finland 96/77 96/77 86/70 64/43 64/43
  Sweden 100/87 96/80 89/71 74/52 68/51
 Nasopharynx
  Finland 94/88 94/88 85/73 85/73 85/73
  Sweden 97/90 97/90 100/85 94/46 94/46
  1. Hypopharyngeal data were not shown for women because of low case numbers