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Table 4 Clinicopathological variables affecting overall survival (univariate analysis).

From: Prognostic Significance of Nuclear Survivin Expression in Resected Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Head and Neck

Variable P-value (chi-square)
Stage (I, II/III, IV) 0.001*
Lymph node metastasis 0.014*
Tumor size (≤ 3 cm/> 3 cm) 0.036*
Growth pattern (tubular, cribriform/solid) 0.806
Tumor grade (well, moderately/poorly) 0.235
Perineural invasion 0.377
Perivascular invasion 0.926
Lymphatic invasion 0.569
C-survivin (high/low) 0.160
N-survivin (high/low) 0.035*
Bcl-2 (positive/negative) 0.986
Ki-67 (positive/negative) 0.872
p53 (positive/negative) 0.957
  1. * statistically significant (P < 0.05)
  2. cytoplasmic survivin
  3. nuclear survivin