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Table 1 Colorectal cancer demographics

From: Chemokine CXCL14 is associated with prognosis in patients with colorectal carcinoma after curative resection

Characteristics Value
Total No. of patients* 265
Age, y
  Median 61
  Range 25-88
  60 y or younger, n 116
Sex, n
  Male 134
  Female 131
Surgical specimens* 294
Primary 265
AJCC stages
  294p I/II 106
  p III/IV 159
  Lymph node metastasis 29
Tumor invasion#
  pT1 2
  pT2 13
  pT3 235
  pT4 15
Lymph node metastasis#
  pN0 40
  pN1 172
  pN2 53
Pathologic grade#
  Well 68
  Moderate 164
  Poor 33
Tumor size, cm#
  <2 74
  2–5 154
  >5 37
Location#
  Colon 134
  Rectum 131
  1. Abbreviation: AJCC, American Joint Committee on Cancer.
  2. *Ninety patients had paired adjacent normal colorectal mucosa specimens.
  3. #Primary colorectal cancer tumors.