Table 4 Pathological staging (ypT) compared with clinical staging (cT) at baseline (n=33)

From: A phase II study of capecitabine and irinotecan in combination with concurrent pelvic radiotherapy (CapIri-RT) as neoadjuvant treatment of locally advanced rectal cancer

  No. of patients
  ypT0 ypT1 ypT2 ypT3 ypT4 yN+
cT2 (n=4) 2 1 1  
cT3 (n=26) 4 3 6 11 2  
cT4 (n=3) 1 2  
cN+ (n=30)       11
cN− (n=3)       0
  1. Note: Clinical T- or N- staging was not evaluable in one patient each. Two patients (including one patient with indeterminable cN status) did not undergo surgery.