Table 1

Clinicopathological data for 40 patients with colorectal cancer (tissues: colorectal tumour n = 35 and normal n = 39)

Characteristics (n = 40)

Number (percentage)


Age (mean ± standard deviation)

66.7 ± 13.1


Sex

Male

28 (70.0)

Female

12 (30.0)


Location of tumors

Colon

11 (27.5)

Rectum

29 (72.5)


Pathologic T classification

Tx

2 (5.0)

Tis

1 (2.5)

T1

4 (10.0)

T2

9 (22.5)

T3

12 (30.0)

T4

11 (27.5)

N/A

1 (2.5)


Pathologic N classification

Nx

2 (5.0)

N0

22 (55.0)

N1

11 (27.5)

N2

4 (10.0)

N/A

1 (2.5)


Metastasis classification

M0

34 (87.5)

M1

6 (12.5)


AJCC classification

Stage 0

1 (2.5)

Stage I

10 (25.0)

Stage II

10 (25.0)

Stage III

11 (27.5)

Stage IV

6 (12.5)

pCR

2 (10.0)


Differentiation

Well

1 (2.5)

Moderate

24 (60.0)

Poor

8 (20.0)

N/A

7 (35.0)


AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer; pCR, pathologic complete response following neoadjuvant therapy.

Chang et al. BMC Cancer 2010 10:173   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-10-173

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