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Table 1 Clinico-pathologic parameters and correlation with CD68+ macrophage tumor infiltration

From: Intratumoral macrophages contribute to epithelial-mesenchymal transition in solid tumors

Tumors No. %   CD68+ intra-tumoral TAMs
n = 491     Evaluation 1 Evaluation 2
Histotype      
AC 228 46.4    
SCC 244 49.7    
ASQ 19 3.9    
pT      
T1 100 20.4 SC 0.000 0.008
T2 268 54.6 p 0.993 0.859
T3 74 15.1    
T4      
pN      
N0 257 52.3 SC -0.022 -0.072
N1 147 29.9 p 0.706 0.116
N2 77 15.7    
N3 10 2.0    
pM      
M0 448 91.2 SC -0.117 -0.006
M1 43 8.8 p 0.082 0.161
Grade      
G1 28 5.7 SC 0.227 0.025
G2 253 51.1 p 0.001* 0.001 *
G3 210 42.8    
Size      
≤ 3.7 cm 246 50.1 SC 0.072 0.080
> 3.7 cm 245 49.9 p 0.114 0.079
  1. *for G1 and G2 vs. G3
  2. Abbreviations: AC Adenocarcinoma, SCC Squamous Cell Carcinoma, ASQ Adeno-squamous Carcinoma
  3. p-values and Spearman correlation values (SC) are indicated. Statistical analysis was done with SPSS 16.0