Table 2 Background data of each patient with distant metastasis (pM1, pM1a and pM1b)

From: Frequent methylation-associated silencing of a candidate tumor-suppressor, CRABP1, in esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma

CRABP1 immunoreactivity Age (years) Gender Differentiation Location pT pN pM pStage
Negative 75 M Mod Mt 1 0 1b IVB
  54 M Mod Mt 1 0 1b IVB
  62 M Mod Mt 1 1 1b IVB
  76 M Poor Mt 1 1 1b IVB
  60 M Mod Ce 2 1 1 IV
  71 M Well Lt 2 1 1b IVB
  46 F Mod Lt 2 1 1b IVB
  62 M Poor Mt 2 1 1b IVB
  49 F Mod Ce 3 1 1 IVB
  45 M Mod Lt 3 1 1a IVA
  76 M Mod Lt 3 1 1a IVA
  84 M Mod Ut 3 1 1a IVA
  61 M Mod Ut 3 1 1a IVA
  62 M Poor Ut 3 1 1a IVA
  65 M Mod Lt 3 1 1b IVB
  75 M Mod Lt 3 1 1b IVB
Positive 49 M Mod Mt 3 1 1b IVB
  55 F Mod Mt 3 1 1b IVB
  1. Abbreviations: mod, moderately; poor, poorly; Ce, cervical; Ut, upper thoracic; Mt, mid-thoracic; Lt, lower thoracic.