Table 2

 Overall survival and disease free survival according to tumour, node, metastases (TNM) stage

MMR competentMMR deficientp Value
p values were calculated using the log rank value.
MMR, mismatch repair.
Stage I
    Overall survival92/99 (93%)4/4 (100%)0.6
    Disease free survival82/99 (83%)4/4 (100%)0.3
Stage II
    Overall survival222/261 (85%)31/35 (89%)0.6
    Disease free survival196/261 (75%)28/35 (80%)0.5
Stage III
    Overall survival143/191 (75%)14/18 (78%)0.8
    Disease free survival117/191 (61%)13/18 (73%)0.4
Stage IV
    Overall survival39/137 (28%)3/137 (33%)0.7