Table 2

Expression of markers in tumor and their prediction for disease-specific survival in patients with soft tissue sarcomas (univariate analysis; log-rank test), N = 249
Marker expression Patients (n) Patients (%) Median survival (months) 5-Year survival (%) P
CD 57
 Low 93 37 54 49 0.617
 High 135 54 49 48
 Missing 21 8
CD 68
 Low 57 23 91 52 0.270
 High 172 69 45 47
 Missing 20 8
M-CSF
 Low 56 22 NR 59 0.034
 High 169 68 38 44
 Missing 24 10
CSF-1R
 Low 38 15 41 44 0.832
 High 191 77 38 46
 Missing 20 8
Ki67
 Low 31 12 NR 63 <0.001
 Medium 63 25 NR 59
 High 139 56 24 37
 Missing 16 6
TGF-beta
 Low 117 47 99 53 0.003
 High 122 49 29 37
 Missing 10 4
M-CSF and TGF-beta
 Low 119 48 91 53 0.004
 High 101 41 29 38
 Missing 29 12

Abbreviations: NR, not reached.

Sorbye et al.

Sorbye et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:7   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-7

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