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Table 1 Summary and outcomes of total radiation and chemotherapy received.

From: Refractory lympho-epithelial carcinoma of the nasopharynx: a case report illustrating a protracted clinical course

Date Time to progression Radiation target Type of radiation therapy Other therapy
11/97 – 01/98 N/A Nasopharynx 3D Conformal, 66 Gy/2.0 Gy in 33 fractions Concurrent Cisplatin + 5 FU
02/98 4 years Nasopharynx Stereotactic radiosurgery, 12 Gy in 1 fraction Adjuvant Cisplatin + 5 FU
03/02 2 years Nasopharynx Stereotactic radiosurgery, 12 Gy in 1 fraction None
09/04 – 02/05, 03/05 – 04/05 12 months Nasopharynx IMRT, 60 Gy/1.2 Gy in 50 fractions Concurrent Carboplatin + Taxol
10/05 – 03/06, 02/07 – 08/07 30 months N/A N/A Cetuximab
07/08 – 10/08 0 months N/A N/A Methotrexate
11/08 – present TBD N/A N/A 5 FU + leucovorin
Total Radiation Received: 158 Gy to the nasopharynx