Table 1.

Clinical and histologic features in 56 patients with HNSCC

CharacteristicsCases (%)
Gender
    Female13 (23)
    Male43 (77)
Age (y)
    Median (range)58 (31-79)
    31-6542 (75)
    65-7914 (25)
Primary site
    Tongue43 (77)
    Floor of mouth13 (23)
Clinical stage
    I14 (25)
    II16 (29)
    III20 (35)
    IV6 (11)
N status
    N037 (66)
    N113 (23)
    N2b5 (9)
    N2c1 (2)
Tumor differentiation
    Well34 (61)
    Moderate18 (32)
    Poor4 (7)
Initial therapy
    Surgery alone13 (23)
    Radiotherapy alone4 (7)
    Combined therapy39 (70)