Table 1.

Distribution of COX-2 expression in irradiated and nonirradiated rectal cancer specimens

COX-2TMERT+ TMETotal
03 (0.6%)2 (0.4%)5 (0.5%)
151 (9.7%)63 (12.4%)114 (11%)
2300 (56.8%)302 (59.2%)602 (58%)
3174 (33.0%)143 (28.0%)317 (30.5%)
Total5285101038