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Table 3 Clinico-pathological features and septin 9 protein expression in colorectal cancer tissue (n = 40)

From: Methylated septin 9 gene is an important prognostic marker in stage II and stage III colorectal cancer for evaluating local recurrence or distant metastasis after surgery

Parameter No. of cases (%)
Age
60 yr 15 (37.5)
 >60 yr 25 (62.5)
Gender
 Male 26 (65.0)
 Female 14 (35.0)
Location
 Right colon 7 (17.5)
 Left colon 15 (37.5)
 Rectum 18 (45.0)
T stage
 T2 2 (5.0)
 T3 12 (30.0)
 T4 26 (65.0)
N stage
 N0 20 (50.0)
 N1 7 (17.5)
 N2 13 (32.5)
TNM stage
 II 20 (50.0)
 III 20 (50.0)
Septin 9 of tissue
 Strong 21 (52.5)
 Weak 19 (47.5)
mSEPT9
 Positive 23 (57.5)
 Negative 17 (42.5)
Recurrence/progression
 Occurrence 19 (47.5)
 Nothingness 21 (52.5)
  1. mSEPT9: methylated septin 9 gene