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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of the 46 patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC)

From: Forty-six cases of nasopharyngeal carcinoma treated with 50 Gy radiotherapy plus hematoporphyrin derivative: 20 years of follow-up and outcomes from the Sun Yat-sen University Cancer Center

Characteristic No. of patients Percentage (%)
Age (years)
 ≤45 26 56.5
 >45 20 43.5
Gender
 Male 31 67.4
 Female 15 32.6
Clinical stagea
 I 3 6.5
 II 13 28.3
 III 23 50.0
 IV 7 15.2
T stagea
 T1 8 15.2
 T2 9 26.1
 T3 22 43.5
 T4 7 15.2
N stagea
 N0 12 26.1
 N1 27 50.0
 N2 6 21.7
 N3 1 2.2
Histology
 Poorly differentiated 43 93.5
 Well differentiated 3 6.5
  1. T tumor; N node
  2. a According to the 7th American Joint Committee on Cancer (AJCC) staging system for NPC