Table 1

Patient characteristics (n = 15)

CharacteristicNo. of patients
Age, median 59 years (range 49–73 years)
Race/Ethnicity
 Caucasian13 (86%)
 African American1 (7%)
 Hispanic1 (7%)
Sex
 Male12 (80%)
 Female3 (20%)
Tumor primary
 Oropharynx11 (73%)
 Nasopharynx4 (27%)
Prior treatment
 Surgery15 (100%)
 Radiation therapy15 (100%)
 Chemotherapy12 (80%)
Prior chemotherapy
 None3 (20%)
 One regimen5 (33%)
 Two regimens7 (47%)