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Table 2 Clinicopathologic features of informative cases of Vietnamese and Japanese CRCs undergoing microsatellite instability analysis

From: Differences in K-rasand mitochondrial DNA mutations and microsatellite instability between colorectal cancers of Vietnamese and Japanese patients

  Vietnamese CRC (n = 27) Japanese CRC (n = 130) p-value
Age, mean (range) 50.0 (34–80) 63.2 (32–86) <0.001
Sex, male/female 18/9 78/52 0.67
Tumour location    
Right/left side* 6/21 35/95 0.79
Histology    
Well/moderately/poorly differentiated 1/23/3 76/54/0 0.005
  1. *Right-side colon includes the cecum, ascending and transverse colon. Left-side colon includes the descending and sigmoid colon and rectum. CRC, colorectal cancer.