Table 1

Comparison of N-MEG and T-MEG in a meta-analysis test

Analysis

N-MEG (n=40)

T-MEG (n=40)


N-MEG+ (n=20)

N-MEG- (n=20)

T-MEG+ (n=20)

T-MEG- (n=20)

Metastasis Prognosis

1.2x10-15

1.4x10-6

4.3x10-8

3.1x10-3

Relapse Prognosis

7.9x10-27

7.8x10-6

7.6x10-4

2.1x10-7

Survival Prognosis

5.7x10-13

0.21

0.41

0.013

Overall Prognosis

9.4x10-51

1.9x10-8

1.5x10-6

1.1x10-9

Stage M

0.38

0.28

0.91

2.8x10-4

Stage N

0.017

0.10

0.15

0.57

Stage T

2.1x10-3

0.074

0.098

0.15

Stage G

0.063

7.2x10-3

0.93

0.18

Overall Stage

2.1x10-4

1.2x10-3

0.46

0.075

Tumor Grade

1.3x10-104

1.3x10-8

2.3x10-8

6.0x10-10


N-MEG showed better significance than T-MEG. Generally speaking, N-wise progression gives more information than T-wise progression in cancer prognosis.

Kim et al. BMC Systems Biology 2011 5(Suppl 2):S4   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-5-S2-S4

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