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Table 2 Correlations between the density of TILs and the status of the metastatic liver tumor

From: A comparison of the local immune status between the primary and metastatic tumor in colorectal cancer: a retrospective study

  Number of metastatic tumors   Diameter of the metastatic tumor  
  1 > 1 p-value < 2.4 cm ≥2.4 cm p-value
Primary tumor inflammatory cells evaluated by HE-stained sections
 Low 10 5   8 7  
 High 6 3 1.000 4 5 1.000
Primary tumor CD4+ TILs
 Low 8 4   6 6  
 High 8 4 1.000 6 6 1.000
Primary tumor CD8+ TILs
 Low 8 8   7 5  
 High 4 4 1.000 5 7 0.684
Primary tumor FOXP3+ TILs
 Low 8 4   5 7  
 High 8 4 1.000 7 5 0.684
Metastatic tumor inflammatory cells evaluated by H-E stained sections
 Low 11 4   8 7  
 High 5 4 0.412 4 5 1.000
Metastatic tumor CD4+ TILs
 Low 8 4   6 6  
 High 8 4 1.000 6 6 1.000
Metastatic tumor CD8+ TILs
 Low 8 4   5 7  
 High 8 4 1.000 7 5 0.684
Metastatic tumor FOXP3+ TILs
 Low 9 3   6 6  
 High 7 5 0.667 6 6 1.000
  1. HE Hematoxylin and eosin, TILs tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes, FOXP3 Forkhead boxprotein P3
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