Table 1.

Patient characteristics

CharacteristicsNo.%
Age, y
 Median56.5
 Range45–77
Initial tumor
 Oropharynx844.4
 Larynx633.3
 Hypopharynx15.6
 Oral cavity211.1
 Multi15.6
ECOG performance status
 0316.7
 11266.7
 2316.7
No. of cycles received
 1211.1
 2844.4
 300.0
 4422.2
 500.0
 6211.1
 700.0
 815.6
 9+15.6
Overall response rate (n = 17)
 CR + PR426a
 SD847
 PD529
  • aEstimated response rate is adjusted for Simon 2-stage design which proceeds to stage II if there is sufficient activity in stage I. Sample size is 18 for all variables, except response rate because of inevaluability of 1 patient.