Table 2

DFS and OS rates stratified by positivity of tumour markers and univariate Cox analysis
D.F.S. O.S. Univariate Cox analysis
Positive markers n Mean (Months) Recurrence% Mean (Months) Death%

Recurrence

RH 95% CI

Death

RH 95% CI

None 51 59.02 11.8 62.49 3.9 1.00 (ref) 1.00 (ref)
1 15 31.67 46.7 37.52 40.0 5.67 (1.88-17.13)b 12.34 (2.48-61.35)b
2 5 23.65 a 80.0 30.23 a 60.0 11.59 (3.24-41.48)c 23.86 (3.97-143.58)d

Abbreviations: DFS, disease free survival; OS, overall survival; RH, relative hazard; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; ref, reference.

aP <0.0001, bP = 0.002, cP = 0.0002, dP = 0.0005.

Ayude et al.

Ayude et al. BMC Cancer 2013 13:543   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-13-543

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