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Table 2 Comparison to other similar studies

From: Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma metastatic to parotid - analysis of prognostic factors and treatment outcome

Series Duration Number % Treated with surgery and adjuvant radiotherapy Survival at 5 years
O’Brien et al. [5] 1990–2002 87 86 63% DSS
Ch’ng et al. [7] 1990–2004 67 67 44% CSS
     54% DSS
     79% DFS
Chua et al. [8] 1980–1997 52 100 65% CSS
Palme et al. [9] 1987–1999 126 89 68% DSS
Dona et al. [10] 1983–2000 74 100 72% CSS
Veness et al. [11] 1980–2000 167 87 73% DFS
Goh et al. (current study) 1996–2006 66 100 72% OS
     83% DSS
  1. CSS, cause-specific survival; DFS, disease-free survival; DSS, disease-specific survival; OS, overall survival.