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Table 2 Average weight loss and percentage weight loss by tumor subsite at the end of treatment and three-months post treatment

From: Investigating adherence to Australian nutritional care guidelines in patients with head and neck cancer

Cancer Site End of treatment [kg, (SD), (%)] 3 months post treatment [kg, (SD), (%)]
Oral Cavity 7.9 (4.6) (10.1%) 11.7 (5.3) (14.0%)
Oropharynx 7.5 (4.5) (8.9%) 11.0 (5.9) (12.5%)
Hypopharynx 5.9 (5.0) (7.0%) 7.9 (1.7) (10.9%)
Salivary 4.3 (4.1) (5.7%) 7.1 (3.8) (11%)
Nasopharynx 3.6 (3.0) (4.8%) 3.5 (2.0) (4.8%)
Skin 4.1 (3.9) 5.6 (4.8%) 6.0 (6.1) (6.8%)
Larynx 2.6 (3.6) (2.9%) 4.5 (4.9) (4.7%)