Table 1

Clinicopathological characteristics of gastric cancer patients
Characteristics No. of patients (%)
Gender
Male 84 (81.5)
Female 19 (18.5)
Age, years
Mean 58.8
SD 12.9
Tumor localization
gastric cardia 20 (19.4)
gastric body 32 (31.1)
gastric antrum 51 (49.5)
Tumor size (cm3)
≤3 32 (31.1)
3-5 36 (35.0)
>5 35 (33.9)
Differentiation
well/moderate 48 (46.6)
poor/undifferentiation 55 (53.4)
Tumor invasion
T1 23 (22.3)
T2 14 (13.6)
T3 52 (50.5)
T4 14 (13.6)
TNM stage
I 9 (8.7)
II 41 (39.8)
III 47 (45.6)
IV 6 (5.8)
Lymph node metastasis (LNM)
Yes 48 (46.6)
No 55 (53.4)
No. of LNM
N0 55 (53.4)
N1 (1–6) 34 (33.0)
N2 (7–15) 10 (9.7)
N3 (≥16) 4 (3.9)
Survival status
Dead 45 (43.7)
Alive 58 (56.3)

Zhang et al.

Zhang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:173   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-173

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