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Table 5 Disease free survival (DFS) among patients with cancer of the oral tongue by various parameters

From: Patterns of cervical metastasis from carcinoma of the oral tongue

Variable Total No. of cases Survival 1 year Survival 2 years  
Overall DFS 75 78.4% 68.42%  
Tumour status:
T1 13 85.71% 76.2%  
T2 33 88.7% 83.5%  
T3 15 51.4% 51.4%  
T4 14 68.6% 36.6% P = .03
Nodal status:
pN0 42 87% 79%  
pN1 12 72.7% 72.7%  
pN2 20 61.4% 39.5%  
pN3 1 - - P = .03