Table 2: Clinical and histological factor associations by Fisher’s Exact test.

CharacteristicsTS positiveTS negativeFisher’s exact test

Gender
  Male3030.71
  Female111
Tumour site
  Gastric1520.49
  GOJ262
Differentiation
  Well/moderate1910.62
  Poor223
T stage
  T0/T12020.68
  T2/3/4212
N stage
  Negative1130.08
  Positive301
Vascular invasion
  Yes610.51
  No353
Lymphatic invasion
  Yes710.56
  No343
CRM
  Negative3140.56
  Positive100
Histological response
  Yes310.32
  No383
Recurrence
  No2630.55
  Yes151

 *Fisher’s exact test.
GOJ: gastro-oesophageal junction; CRM: circumferential resection margin.