Table 3

Multivariate statistical analysis (Cox's model)

VariableNo of surviving patientsNo of dead patientsRelative risk of death
from cancer3-150 (95% CI)
p Value
Stage
 II–III14121
 IV7204.78 (2.20–10.38)0.0001
17p
 No loss1961
 Loss22611.30 (4.24–30.11)0.0001
  • 3-150 Hazard ratio adjusted for age, sex, macroscopy, size, grade, stage, nodal metastases, p53 gene mutation, and chromosome18q LOH status.