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Table 3 Log-Rank analysis for disease free survival (DFS) and disease specific survival (DSS)

From: Molecular analyses of unselected head and neck cancer cases demonstrates that human papillomavirus transcriptional activity is positively associated with survival and prognosis

Variable DFS p-value DSS p-value
Node Status (+/−) 0.93 0.22
Primary Site (Larynx/Oropharynx/Hypopharynx/OraL/Other) 0.16 0.12
Tumour size (T1-2 versus T3-4) 0.3 0.45
Smoking (Y/N) 0.68 0.51
Surgery 0.72 0.65
Radiotherapy (RT) 0.19 0.62
Surgery + adjuvant RT 0.34 0.26
Age 0.25 0.79
Histology SCC (Well / Mod / Poor) 0.64 0.78
HPV16 E6/7 mRNA 0.04 0.17
HPV16 L1 or E6/7 DNA 0.68 0.66
P53 (full-length) 0.89 0.17