Table 1

Patient details

All patients (n=89)Patients alive 6 months after treatment (n=38)
Age (y)70 (41–94)65 (41–94)
Sex (male/female)55/3421/17
Histology (adeno/squamous)52/3721/17
Tumour length (cm) 5 (2–15) 6 (2–12)
Distance incisors (cm) 36 (22–40)34 (22–40)
Pathological stage20
 Stage I 0 0
 Stage IIA1110
 Stage IIB 4 3
 Stage III4221
 Stage IV25 1
 Incomplete staging data 7 3
  • Values are median (range) or number.