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Table 5 DFS and OS rates stratified by positivity of tumour markers and univariate Cox analysis at stage II

From: Preoperative serum CA 72.4 as prognostic factor of recurrence and death, especially at TNM stage II, for colorectal cancer

   D.F.S. O.S. Univariate Cox analysis
Positive markers n Mean (Months) Recurrence% Mean (Months) Death% Recurrence
RH 95% CI
Death
RH 95% CI
None 28 62.77 3.57 - 0 1.00 (ref) 1.00 (ref)
CEA and/or CA 72.4 12 32.15a 50.0 36.20 a 41.67 21.52b (2.53-182.86) - -
  1. a P <0.001, b P <0.01.