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Table 5 Sites of tumor recurrence

From: Clinical research of intraperitoneal implantation of sustained-release 5-fluorouracil in advanced colorectal cancer

Sites of tumor recurrence Group 1 Group 2 X 2 value P value
Locoregional recurrence 12/98 20/104 4.04 0.04
Liver metastasis 20/98 30/104 4.15 0.04
Extensive peritoneal metastasis 11/98 8/104 0.64 0.42
Other organ metastases 11/98 6/104 0.84 0.36
  1. Sites of tumor recurrences were observed in 48 patients (51.02 %) in group 1 and in 68 (65.38 %) in group 2