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Table 2 Tumor response as per recist criteria at initial and last follow-up

From: An alternative approach with a low dose and prolonged chemotherapy for palliative treatment of locally advanced, metastatic or recurrent squamous cell head and neck cancer

Tumor response At 1st follow-up study (At median of 3.5 months) At the end of study (At median of 10.1 months)
  n % n %
CR 4 12.5 9 28.1
nCR 2 6.3 2 6.3
PR 17 53.1 7 21.9
SD 6 18.8 3 9.4
PD 3 9.4 11 34.4
DCR 29 90.6 21 65.6
ORR 23 71.9 18 56.3