Table 1

Mean sANG concentrations and mean tissue ANG amounts in the cancer group

Mean sANG concentration (ng/ml)Mean tissue ANG amounts (ng/mg protein)
preOp (n = 34)postOp (n = 25)(n = 19)
Tumor classificationa
 Tis + T1 + T2368.9 ± 58.3 (14)b336.7 ± 83.5 (9)11.9 ± 2.5 (3)
 T3 + T4433.0 ± 121.8 (18)323.6 ± 77.2 (16)13.1 ± 3.6 (16)
Cancer stage
 Stage 0 + I366.2 ± 60.2 (12)336.7 ± 83.5 (9)11.2 ± 3.1 (2)
 Stage II426.9 ± 138.2 (8)291.3 ± 59.2 (7)13.1 ± 4.0 (7)
 >Stage III442.4 ± 110.8 (14)348.7 ± 83.2 (9)13.1 ± 3.3 (10)
Dukes’ classificationa
 Dukes’ A366.2 ± 60.2 (12)336.7 ± 83.5 (9)11.2 ± 3.1 (2)
 Dukes’ B426.9 ± 138.2 (8)291.3 ± 59.2 (7)13.1 ± 4.0 (7)
 Dukes’ C429.1 ± 107.2 (12)348.7 ± 83.2 (9)13.1 ± 3.3 (10)
  • a The two patients with recurrent disease were excluded from these subgroups.

  • b Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of patients examined.