Table 1.

HNSCC patient clinical and pathologic characteristics

Patient characteristicN = 88 (%)
Age at diagnosisa
 Median59
 Range23–90
Gender
 Male68 (79)
 Female28 (21)
Clinical T stage
 113 (15)
 224 (27)
 310 (11)
 415 (17)
 Recurrent/unknown26 (30)
Clinical N stage
 017 (19)
 112 (14)
 232 (36)
 33 (3)
 Recurrent/unknown24 (27)
Siteb
 Oral cavity24 (28)
 Oropharynx30 (35)
 Hypopharynx4 (5)
 Larynx16 (19)
 Nasopharynx3 (3)
 Other (parotid, skin, neck)3 (3)
Histologyc
 Squamous cell71 (83)
 Basaloid squamous cell9 (10)
 Other6 (7)
P16d
 Positive34 (41)
 Negative48 (59)
Cancer typee
 Primary66 (78)
 Recurrence19 (22)

Abbreviations: OC, oral cavity; OP, oropharynx; HP, hypopharynx; L, larynx; SCC, squamous cell carcinoma.

  • aTwo patients missing age at diagnosis.

  • bTwo patients missing site of tumor.

  • cTwo patients missing histology.

  • dSix patients missing p16 status.

  • eThree patients missing cancer type.