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Table 1 Clinical and pathologic characteristics of the rectal cancer samples

From: Recurrences in stage II rectal carcinoma after curative resection alone: from the viewpoint of angiogenesis

Characteristics Number of patients
Total number 95
Age, median 69 years
 ≤69 49
 >69 46
Gender
 Male 61
 Female 34
Type of surgery
 Low anterior resection 76
 Abdominoperineal resection 19
Tumor location
 Upper rectum 23
 Middle rectum 52
 Low rectum 20
Grade of differentiation
 G1 55
 G2 34
 G3 6
Histologic type
 Adenocarcinoma 82
 Adenocarcinoma with mucinous features 13
Depth of tumor invasion
 T3 37
 T4a 42
 T4b 16
Tumor size
 ≤4 cm 64
 >4 cm 31
Tumor recurrence
 Yes 16
 No 79