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Table 1 Characteristics of rectal cancer patients in the test cohort (n = 418)

From: Role of tumor size in the pre-operative management of rectal cancer patients

Clinco-pathological features   Frequency N (%)
Patient age at diagnosis (years) Median (min-max) 69.0 (36-96)
Tumor size (mm) Median (min-max) 45.0 (12-100)
Gender Male 197 (47.1)
  Female 221 (52.9)
Diagnosis Non-mucinous 18 (4.3)
  Mucinous 400 (95.7)
pT classification pT1-2 119 (28.5)
  pT3-4 299 (71.5)
pN classification pN0 226 (54.1)
  pN1-2 192 (45.9)
Tumor grade G1-2 392 (94.2)
  G3 24 (5.8)
Vascular invasion Absent 311 (74.8)
  Present 105 (25.2)
Distant metastasis Absent 77 (90.6)
  Present 8 (9.4)
Post-operative therapy None 66 (77.7)
  Treated 19 (22.4)
Survival rate (5-years) 95%CI 56.9 (52-62)