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Table 1 Background characteristics and tumour pathology in patients who received adjuvant chemotherapy and in age/sex-matched historical controls

From: Glutathione S-transferase Pi expression predicts response to adjuvant chemotherapy for stage C colon cancer: a matched historical control study

  Chemotherapy Group N = 95 Control group N = 87 Chi2 p
Age (mean, SD) 64.1 (9.5) 63.6 (10.6) --
Male 49 (52) 45 (52) --
Tumour site right colon 50 (53) 40 (46) 0.37
Size ≥ 5 cm 43 (45) 43 (49) 0.57
Tumour spread beyond muscularis propria 84 (88) 80 (92) 0.43
Mucinous or signet ring adenocarcinoma 16 (17) 10 (12) 0.30
≥ 4 lymph nodes involved 26 (27) 26 (30) 0.70
Apical node involved 11 (12) 11 (13) 0.83
High grade tumour 34 (36) 31 (36) 0.98
Venous invasion present 20 (21) 23 (26) 0.39
Free serosal surface involved 22 (23) 23 (26) 0.61
Adjacent structure infiltrated 6 (6) 4 (5) 0.75*
  1. *Fisher’s exact test.
  2. Number (%).