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Table 3 Clinicopathologic characteristics of 68 randomly selected gastric cancer patients whose tumors were utilized for immunohistochemical analysis

From: Differences in TGF-β1 signaling and clinicopathologic characteristics of histologic subtypes of gastric cancer

   Intestinal-type Diffuse-type P-value
(n = 33) (n = 35)
Age <60 years 10 25 <0.01
>60 years 23 10  
Sex Male 24 25 NS
Female 9 10  
Depth of invasion T1 9 10 NS
≥T2 24 25  
LN metastasis Negative 17 20 NS
Positive 16 15  
TNM stage* I 8 11 NS
II 14 16  
III 11 8  
  1. * 7th ed., N.S. not significant