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Table 1 Characteristics of 169 patients with ESCC receiving esophagectomy

From: An actin-binding protein ESPN is an independent prognosticator and regulates cell growth for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Age
 Median 55
 Mean 56.3
 Range 29–80
Sex
 Male 163 (96%)
 Female 6 (4%)
Primary tumor location
 Upper 27 (16%)
 Middle 63 (37%)
 Lower 79 (47%)
Pathological T classification
 T1 56 (33%)
 T2 34 (20%)
 T3 64 (38%)
 T4 15 (9%)
Pathological N classification
 N0 115 (68%)
 N1 33 (20%)
 N2 14 (8%)
 N3 7 (4%)
Pathological 7th AJCC Stage
 IA 6 (4%)
 IB 46 (27%)
 IIA 26 (15%)
 IIB 45 (27%)
 IIIA 17 (10%)
 IIIB 7 (4%)
 IIIC 22 (13%)
Histological grading
 Grade 1 15 (9%)
 Grade 2 110 (65%)
 Grade 3 44 (26%)
Surgical margin
 Negative 150 (89%)
 Positive 19 (11%)
ESPN expression
 Low expression 83 (49%)
 High expression 86 (51%)
  1. AJCC American Joint Committee on Cancer