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Table 2 Risk factors for death in patients with metastatic thyroid cancer to the lung treated with TKI

From: Pulmonary cavitation in patients with thyroid cancer receiving antiangiogenic agents

Covariate Univariate model
Hazard ratio 95% confidence interval P-value
Age 0.988 0.966–1.01   0.345
Male 1.149 0.615–2.147   0.662
Cancer type
 Papillary Ref.    
 Follicular 1.741 .0489–6.191   0.391
 Poorly differentiated/anaplastic 5.276 2.451–11.354   < 0.0001
 Other 1.134 0.432–2.974   0.797
Pleural base lesions on imaging 0.802 0.353–1.819   0.598
Emphysema on imaging 0.768 0.235–2.512   0.663
Prior radiation to the chest 1.221 0.166–8.971   0.844
Cavitation 0.808 0.312–2.089   0.661
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