Table 3.

Serum ELISA results of cachectic and noncachectic HNSCC patients

Cytokine (pg/mL)Cachectic (n = 10), (pg/mL)Noncachectic (n = 12), (pg/mL)P
IL-1β
IL-625.3 (26.9) [6.1-44.5]9.6 (12.4) [1.7-17.4]0.02
G-CSF65.6 (58.2) [24.0-107.3]33.5 (19.1) [21.4-45.6]0.26
  • NOTE: — indicates all values were below the lower limit of detection. Values in table expressed as mean (SD) [95% confidence interval].