Table 2

Recurrence patterns in regards to adjuvant treatment modalities

StageRecurrence sitesRTCTCRTP value
n (%)n (%)n (%)
IIIA n=77n=65n=157

Loco-regional4 (5.1)8 (12.3)7 (4.4)0.29
Pelvic nodes1 (1.2)1 (1.5)4 (2.5)
Para-aortic nodes2 (2.5)03 (1.9)
Distant15 (19.4)10 (15.3)19 (12.1)
Total22 (28.5)19 (29.2)33 (21)
IIIB n=3n=7n=7
Loco-regional1 (14.2)
Pelvic nodes
Para-aortic nodes
Distant1 (33.3)1 (14.2)
Total1 (33.3)2 (28.4)
IIIC n=99n=170n=381
Loco-regional6 (6)12 (7)12 (3.1)0.13
Pelvic nodes6 (6)8 (4.7)12 (3.1)
Para-aortic nodes3 (3)2 (1.1)10 (2.6)
Distant8 (8)27 (15.8)60 (15.7)
Total23 (23.2)49 (28.8)94 (24.6)
  • CRT, chemoradiation; CT, chemotherapy; RT, radiotherapy.