Table 2

Distribution of outcomes by T category (N=100)

T categoryLocal recurrence during follow-upLymph node metastasisDistant metastasis during follow-upDeath from disease during follow-up
At presentationDuring follow-upBy last contact
T1 (n=33)001100
T2 (n=21)011210
T3 (n=36)5571211
T4 (n=10)143655
  • *Eleven of these 12 patients had no lymph node metastasis at presentation; 1 patient had lymph node metastasis at presentation and had an additional lymph node metastasis documented during follow-up.

  • †All six patients who died from disease had distant metastasis, and five of those patients also had lymph node metastasis.