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Clinical Study

Clinical Study of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Treated by Helical Tomotherapy in China: 5-Year Outcomes

Table 5

Distributions of failure cases.

Patterns of failureNumbers of patientsTotal ( , %)
AliveDied

Local recurrence268 (25.8)
Nodal recurrence123 (9.7)
Distant metastasis31013 (41.9)
Pharyngeal bleeding055 (16.1)
Others022 (6.5)

Total ( , %)6 (19.4)25 (80.6)31 (100)