Table 1

Immunohistochemical staining of SCCA2 antigen in SCC carcinomas in relationship with clinical findings

Histological grade
Age at tumor onseta123Local recurrenceMetastases
INT samples
 SCCA2 staining (Negative)66.1 ± 1.3 (23)b911395
 SCCA2 staining (Positive)61.3 ± 1.2 (65)372152314
Korean samples
 SCCA2 staining (Negative)62.0 ± 2.3 (21)cNAdNANANA3
 SCCA2 staining (Positive)50.0 ± 3.0 (9)NANANANA0
  • a Median ± SE (no. of cases).

  • b P = 0.0018, log-rank test.

  • c P = 0.0158, log-rank test.

  • d NA, data not available.