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Table 2 Relationship between stromal FAP expression and clinicopathological factors

From: Fibroblast activation protein-α-expressing fibroblasts promote the progression of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma

Characteristics FAP negative/weak FAP moderate/strong P value
Age    0.911
  ≥65 16 26
  <65 3 3
T categorya    0.479
  T1/T2 5 4
  T3/T4 14 25
N categorya    0.444
  N0 10 12
  N1 9 17
M categorya    0.317
  M0 17 22
  M1 2 7
UICCb stage    0.406
  I/II 11 13
  III/IV 8 16
Histological differentiation    <0.05
  Well 6 2
  Moderate/Poor 13 27
  1. aTNM classification of the UICC, bUICC, Union for International Cancer Control