Table 1: Characteristics of patients with and without EGFR expression.

EGFR + ( )EGFR – ( )

Age, mean ± SD 0.002
Men, (%)13 (81)18 (86)0.716
Tumor localization
 Esophageal, (%)5 (31)6 (29)0.999
 Siewert I and II11 (69)15 (71)
Tumor differentiation
 Well or moderate7 (44)16 (76)0.086
 Poor9 (56)5 (24)
pTNM
 pT11 (6)4 (19) 0.036
 206 (29)
 311 (69)9 (43)
 44 (25)2 (9)
 pN negative1 (6)10 (47)0.010
 positive15 (94)11 (53)
 pM07 ( 43)21 (100)<0.0001
 19 (57)0
Tumor staging, (%)<0.0001
 I03 (14)
 II010 (48)
 III7 (44)8 (38)
 IV9 (56)0