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Table 1 Clinicopathological characteristics of the cohort of the patients with squamous cell carcinoma (oral cavity and other locations)

From: Co-presence of human papillomaviruses and Epstein–Barr virus is linked with advanced tumor stage: a tissue microarray study in head and neck cancer patients

Characteristic Categories Number (%)
Gender Male 102 (72.8)
Female 38 (27.1)
Squamous cell carcinoma histology (by anatomic location) Oral cavity 93 (66.4)
Larynx 25 (17.9)
Pharynx 5 (3.6)
Other locations (skin, cervix) 15 (10.7)
Unknown 2 (1.4)
Cancer grade G1 24 (17.1)
G2 85 (60.7)
G3 16 (11.4)
Unknown 15 (10.7)
Tumor (pT) stage pT1 41 (29.3)
pT2 39 (27.9)
pT3 21 (15.0)
pT4 30 (21.4)
Unknown 9 (6.4)
HPV (E6) oncoprotein expression (IHC) Oral cavity 21 (44.6)
Larynx 14 (87.5)
Pharynx 4 (80)
Other locations (skin, cervix) 1 (16.6)
EBV (LMP1) oncoprotein expression (IHC) Oral cavity 35 (76)
Larynx 1 (33.3)
Pharynx 3 (100)
Other locations (skin, cervix) 2 (40)
HPV (E6) oncoprotein expression (PCR) Oral cavity 29 (45.3)
Larynx 17 (70.8)
Pharynx 3 (60)
Other locations (skin, cervix) 3 (60)
EBV (LMP1) oncoprotein expression (PCR) Oral cavity 50 (78.1)
Larynx 14 (21.8)
Pharynx 1 (4.1)
Other locations (skin, cervix) 3 (60)