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Table 8 Multivariate analysis to determine factors associated with prognosis (OS) of patients with pre-op CCRT and surgery

From: IL-6 expression predicts treatment response and outcome in squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus

Variables Odd ratios 95% confidence interval p
IL-6 staining 1.738 0.537-5.622 0.356
p-STAT3 staining 1.152 0.364-3.643 0.810
Clinical stage 0.860 0.332-2.232 0.757
Pathologic CR 1.883 0.518-6.842 0.336
Recurrence and/or distant metastasis 4.205 1.138-15.538 0.031*