Table 1.

Patient demographics and baseline characteristics

n%
SexMale2091%
Female29%
AgeMedian (range)57.5 years(32–76)
Performance statusECOG 01882%
ECOG 1418%
RaceAfrican American314%
Caucasian1986%
Smoking statusCurrent smoker14%
Former smoker1254%
Never smoker941%
Site of primaryTonsil1254%
Base of tongue1045%
HPV genotypeHPV161986%
HPV1800%
Other3 (HPV 26, 33, 35)14%
Cohort I: Treatment after surgeryRT alone233%
Concurrent CRT117%
Cohort II: Chemotherapy receivedCisplatin-based therapy1594%
Weekly cisplatin533%
High-dose cisplatin1067%
  • Abbreviations: CRT, concurrent chemoradiation therapy; RT, radiotherapy.