Table 1

Patient and tumor characteristics
Factor No. of patients
(N = 73)
Gender
  Male 36
  Female 37
Age (years)
  ≦49 32
  ≧50 41
Size (cm)
  5< 17
  5≧ 56
Location 1
  Upper extremities 7
  Lower extremities 39
  Trunk 25
Depth
  Superficial 6
  Deep 67
Histological grading
  low grade 13
  high grade 60
Tumor condition
  Primary 50
  Recurrent tumor 17
  Metastatic tumor 6
Soluble cadherin
  <1,500 ng/ml 52
  ≧1,500 ng/ml 21

1 two patients with multiple sarcomas were excluded.

Niimi et al.

Niimi et al. BMC Cancer 2013 13:309   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-309

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