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Table 2 Correlation between the specific growth rate, SGR, and the logarithm of tumour volume in hepatocellular carcinoma patients

From: Analysis of inter-patient variations in tumour growth rate

Tumour type Group n R2 p-value
Hepatocellular carcinoma,     
Nakajima et al.[27] WD 19 0.001 0.5
  MD 9 0.063 0.3
  PD 6 0.441 0.1
  CS I 17 0.040 0.2
  CS II 15 0.009 0.4
  WD & CS I 8 0.030 0.3
  WD & CS II 10 0.001 0.5
  1. Tumours were grouped according to differentiation and clinical stage. None of the correlations were significant. WD: Well differentiated. MD: Moderately differentiated. PD: poorly differentiated. CS: Clinical stage. n: number of tumours. R: correlation coefficient.