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Table 2 Risk ratios (RRs) for all-cause mortality and recurrence or mortality at 5-years between initiators and non-initiators of adjuvant chemotherapy ≤8 or ≤ 12 weeks of surgical resection for stage III colon cancer patients

From: Timing of adjuvant chemotherapy initiation and mortality among colon cancer patients at a safety-net health system

  Crude RR (95% CLa) Adjusted RR (95% CLa)
5-year mortality
Initiation ≤8 weeks 0.83 (0.46, 1.51) 1.04 (0.57, 1.92)
Initiation ≤12 weeks 1.14 (0.77, 1.68) 1.11 (0.74, 1.67)
5-year recurrence or death
Initiation ≤8 weeks 0.93 (0.55, 1.57) 1.07 (0.61, 1.88)
Initiation ≤12 weeks 1.22 (0.85, 1.76) 1.12 (0.76, 1.67)
  1. aCL Confidence limits