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Table 2 Tumor characteristics and radiation dose

From: Effects of external irradiation of the neck region on intima media thickness of the common carotid artery

Clinical Characteristics Number of patients (%) Mean dose (Gy) ± SD Max Min
Tumor Type     
   H Lymphoma 10 (52.6) - - -
   NH Lymphoma 1 (5.3) - - -
   Nasopharyngeal carcinoma 2 (10.5) - - -
   Oral cavity carcinoma 1 (5.3) - - -
   Oropharyngeal carcinoma 1 (5.3) - - -
   Laryngeal carcinoma 2 (10.5) - - -
   Breast carcinoma 2 (10.5) - - -
Dose RT to the neck 19 41.2 ± 15.6 70 25.2
   Female 9 (47.4) 44.7 ± 13.2 30 60
   Male 10 (52.6) 38.1 ± 15.7 70 25.2
   ≤ 52 years 11 (58.0) 31.2 ± 8.8 25.2 56
   ≥ 53 years 8 (42.0) 55.0 ± 12.2 30 70
  1. H = Hodgkin's
  2. NH = non-Hodgkin's
  3. RT = radiotherapy
  4. Gy = Gray