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Table 1 Patient and tumor characteristics

From: Radiation field size and dose determine oncologic outcome in esophageal cancer

Patient characteristics Pre-CRT (n = 25) Def-CRT (n = 49) P value
N (%) n (%)
Age, years
 Median 53 ± 10.7 58.6 ± 12.1 0.055
 Range 32–67 30–82
 Gender (female/male) 17/8   28/21   0.37
Clinical T stage
 3 13   29   0.56
 4 12   20  
Nodal stage
 0 8   17   0.82
 1 17   32  
Histology
 Adenocarcinoma 2   6   0.58
 Squamous cell carcinoma 23   43  
Esophageal location
 Cervical 0   7   0.15
 Upper 0   4  
 Middle 13   18  
 Lower 12   20  
  1. CRT chemoradiotherapy