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Table 3 Cancer relapse in UFUR maintenance and observation groups

From: Monthly tegafur–uracil maintenance for increasing relapse-free survival in ypStage III rectal cancer patients after preoperative radiotherapy, radical resection, and 12 postoperative chemotherapy cycles: a retrospective study

  With UFUR maintenance (n = 55) Without maintenance (n = 47)
Patient number (%) Patient number (%)P value
Relapse-location
 Local 3 (5.5) 3 (6.4) 0.843
 Distant 10 (18.2) 16 (34.0) 0.067
Relapse-organ
 Liver 7 (12.7) 8 (17.0) 0.542
 Lung 6 (10.9) 10 (21.3) 0.151
 Peritoneum 2 (3.6) 2 (4.3) 0.872
 Distant lymph nodes 1 (1.8) 1 (2.1) 0.911