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Table 2 Comparison of treatment factors in non-mucinous and mucinous adenocarcinoma

From: The clinicopathological features of colorectal mucinous adenocarcinoma and a therapeutic strategy for the disease

Treatment factors NMA MA P-value
Curability of first surgery n = 2,673 n = 144 0.063
   Complete 2,411 123  
   Incomplete 262 21  
Curability of first surgery in rectal cancer n = 1,157 n = 57 0.885
   Complete 1,101 54  
   Incomplete 56 3  
Lateral node dissection in rectal cancer n = 1157 n = 57 0.104
   Yes 189 14  
   No 968 43  
Adjuvant chemotherapy n = 773 n = 54 0.192
   Yes 357 20  
   No 416 34  
Chemotherapy for advanced/recurrent cases n = 639 n = 55 0.597
   Yes 220 17  
   No 419 38  
Additional resection    
Liver resection for metastatic cases n = 249 n = 11 0.884
   Yes 73 3  
   No 176 8  
Lung resection for metastatic cases n = 123 n = 5 0.179
   Yes 33 0  
   No 90 5  
  1. NMA, non-mucinous adenocarcinoma; MA, mucinous adenocarcinoma.
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