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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Concurrent chemoradiotherapy with carboplatin followed by carboplatin and 5- fluorouracil in locally advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Characteristics Number of patients (%)
Age 44 (22-62)
Sex  
- Male 34 (68%)
- Female 16 (32%)
Family history of cancer  
- Yes 8 (16%)
- No 42 (84%)
Active smoking  
- Yes 25 (50%)
- No 25 (50%)
Alcohol consumer  
- Yes 22 (44%)
- No 28 (56%)
Staging  
- Stage IIb 4 (8)
- Stage III 18 (36)
- Stage IVa 19 (38)
- Stage IVb 9 (18)
T stage  
- T1 9 (18)
- T2a 3 (6)
- T2b 12 (24)
- T3 7 (14)
- T4 19 (38)
N stage  
- N0 2 (4)
- N1 9 (18)
- N2 30 (60)
- N3a 6 (12)
- N3b 3 (6)
Histopathology (WHO)  
- Type 1 26 (52)
- Type 2 1 (2)
- Type 3 23 (46)
ECOG performance status  
- 0 45 (90)
- 1 2 (4)
- 2 3 (6)
Courses of chemotherapy  
- 4 courses 1 (2)
- 5 courses 49 (98)