Table 2

Clinical and pathological characteristics of 333 patients with colorectal cancers
Characteristics N (%)
Age (years), Mean ± SD (range) 63.6 ± 11.1 (25-86)
Gender
 Male 189 (56.8)
 Female 144 (43.2)
Tumor Grade
 Well 77 (23.1)
 Moderately 236 (70.9)
 Poorly 11 (3.3)
 Undetermined 9 (2.7)
Depth of Invasion
 T1 13 (3.9)
 T2 43 (12.9)
 T3 210 (63.1)
 T4 67 (20.1)
Nodal Stages
 N0 195 (58.6)
 N1(a, b) 86 (25.8)
 N2(a, b) 52 (15.6)
AJCC stage
 I 44 (13.2)
 II 143 (42.9)
 III 119 (35.7)
 IV 27 (8.1)
Lymphovascular Invasion
 Negative 240 (72.1)
 Positive 93 (27.9)
Perineural invasion
 Negative 306 (91.9)
 Positive 27 (8.1)
Lymphocyte infiltration
 Mild 112 (33.6)
 Moderate 170 (51.1)
 Severe 45 (13.5)
Type of Tumor Growth
 Expanding 118 (36.3)
 Infiltrative 207 (62.2)
 Undetermined 8 (2.4)
Tumor budding
 Yes 44 (13.2)
 No 289 (86.8)

Lee et al.

Lee et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:99   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-99

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