Table 4

Multivariate statistical analysis (Cox's model) excluding eight RER positive patients (45 patients)

VariableNo of surviving patientsNo of dead patientsRelative risk of death
from cancer4-150 (95% CI)
p Value
 IV5204.54 (2.08—9.94)0.0001
 No loss1161
 Loss2267.78 (2.91—20.84)0.0001
  • 4-150 Hazard ratio adjusted for age, sex, macroscopy, size, grade, stage, nodal metastases, p53 gene mutation, and chromosome18q LOH status.