Table 2

Proportion and the number of dendritic cells in peripheral blood of patients with HNSCC

Individual values for each experiment and mean ± S.E. are shown. P, statistical difference from control; P1, statistical difference between the groups of the patients.

Healthy volunteersHNSCC stage 1–2HNSCC stage 3–4
%×103/ml%×103/ml%×103/ml
3.9952.50.711.70.0150.4
3.0539.10.5110.60.5711.6
1.3423.41.4643.30.388.3
3.3250.30.58 8.80.010.07
8.6590.00.49 8.30.060.56
5.4319.00.5914.70.9529.9
0.818.71.219.60.597.2
1.8717.21.2947.30.2833.7
0.249.40.276.6
0.7813.50.314.0
1.178.90.7325.3
1.51148.60.040.25
2.4729.00.5212.2
2.9947.80.0050.19
2.5760.00.776.3
0.932.4
2.57 ± 0.53%0.85± 0.14%0.37± 0.08%
P < 0.01P < 0.01
P1 < 0.05
40.6± 9.1× 103/ml20.5± 5.6× 103/ml10.4± 2.8× 103/ml
P < 0.05P < 0.01
P1 < 0.05