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Table 2 Comparison of the prognostic accuracies of TNM staging system and tumour-infiltrating immune cells

From: Tumor-infiltrating CD8+ T cells combined with tumor-associated CD68+ macrophages predict postoperative prognosis and adjuvant chemotherapy benefit in resected gastric cancer

RFS Model p value
TNM TIL + TAM TNM + (TIL + TAM)
C-index (95% CI) 0.7699 (0.7159–0.8013) 0.6055 (0.5538–0.6782) 0.8126 (0.7791–0.8504) <0.001
AIC 1009.875 1104.745 998.756 /
BIC 1013.869 1108.739 1001.750 /
OS
C-index (95% CI) 0.7428 (0.7053–0.7932) 0.6329 (0.5881–0.7011) 0.8030 (0.7626–0.8485) <0.001
AIC 825.9906 880.5326 815.0896 /
BIC 829.9846 884.5266 820.0835 /
  1. C-index indicates Harrell concordance index; AIC indicates Akaike Information Criterion, BIC indicates Bayesian Information Criterion, AUC indicates area under the curve