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Table 1 Characteristics of controls and rectal adenocarcinoma patients subjected to electromagnetic and colonoscopy detections of rectal cancera

From: Diagnosis of rectal cancer by Tissue Resonance Interaction Method

Subject characteristics Controls Cases
No. of subjects 196 108
Median age (range)b 65 (24-84) 65 (22-85)
Gender   
   Male 114 66
   Female 81 42
Diameter of neoplastic lesion (mm) NAc 48.7 ± 1.7d
Distance from anal verge (cm)   
   2 - 6 NAc 47
   7 - 10 NAc 33
   11 - 15 NAc 27
Nodal status   
   N0 NAc 59
   N ≥ 1 NAc 48
  1. a Definition of RC cases and healthy controls based on the results of the colonoscopy; such exam has been carried out subsequently to the electromagnetic assay of rectal cancer. b Age in years. c NA, not applicable. d Mean ± SE