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Table 2 Relationship between VEGF expression and clinicopathological parameters of NPC patients

From: Elevated expressions of survivin and VEGF protein are strong independent predictors of survival in advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma

 

VEGF

 

Case

High expression

Low expression

P value

 

(n = 188)

(n = 86)

(n = 102)

 

Age (years)

    

   <46

95

41

54

0.472

   ≥46

93

45

48

 

Sex

    

   Male

147

67

80

0.931

   Female

41

19

22

 

Histological type (WHO)

    

   II

124

55

69

0.253

   III

64

31

33

 

T stage

    

   T1~2

71

27

44

0.098

   T3~4

117

59

58

 

N stage

    

   N0

48

23

25

0.726

   N1~3

140

63

77

 

TNM stage

    

   I/II

42

13

29

0.029

   III/IV

146

73

73

 

Recurrence

    

   Yes

58

36

22

0.004

   No

130

50

80

 

Metastasis

    

   Yes

23

16

7

0.024

   No

165

70

95