Table 1

Clinicopathologic characteristics of NSCLC cases

Characteristics

No. of patients (%)


Gender


Male

66 (69)


Female

30 (31)


Age (mean years ± S.D.)

58.9 ± 9.2


≤ 60

56 (58)


> 60

40 (42)


Smoking history (pack-years)


0

30 (31)


1-39

35 (37)


≥ 40

31 (32)


Tumor size (mean cm ± S.D.)

3.9 ± 1.7


1-3

37 (38)


3-5

44 (46)


> 5

15 (16)


Histologic type


Adenocarcinoma (ADC)

30 (31)


Brochoalveplar cell (BAC)

6 (6)


Adenocarcinoma (non-BAC)

24 (25)


Squamous (SCC)

66 (69)


Histologic stage


I

54 (56)


II

32 (34)


III

10 (10)


Lymph node metastasis


No

70 (73)


Yes

26 (27)


Pleural indentation


No

75 (78)


Yes

21 (22)


Invasion or Adhesion


No

65 (68)


Yes

31 (32)


Ji et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:48   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-48

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