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Table 4 Tumor recurrence details of the study patients

From: Actual long-term survival after resection of stage III soft tissue sarcoma

  Long-term survivors (n = 7) Short-term survivors (n = 36) P-value
Recurrence timing    0.009
 < 1 year 1 (14.3%) 24 (66.7%)  
 1-2 years 2 (28.6%) 7 (19.4%)  
 2-5 years 3 (42.9%) 5 (13.9%)  
 > 5 years 1 (14.3%) 0 (0.0%)  
Recurrence location    0.04
 Regional 5 (71.4%) 11 (30.6%)  
 Metastatic 2 (28.6%) 25 (69.4%)  
Recurrence treatment    < 0.001
 Resection 3 (42.9%) 5 (13.9%)  
 Resection + chemo/radiation 4 (57.1%) 4 (11.1%)  
 Chemo/radiation only 0 (0.0%) 10 (27.8%)  
 Supportive only 0 (0.0%) 17 (47.2%)  
  1. n.s. Not significant