Journal of Oncology / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Clinical Significance of Langerhans Cells in Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Larynx

Table 1

Relationship between LCs and subpopulations in tumor-infiltrating leukocytes in squamous cell carcinoma of the larynx.

Tumors with ≤7 LC/HPF versus tumors with >7 LC/HPF*

Means values in each group of tumors
Parameter**≤7 LC/HPF>7 LC/HPFSignificance

Leucocytes (CD45)60.5 92.4
Macrophages (MO1)19.0714.48
B cells (IOM-1)1.69 3.85
T cells (CD3)31.2 51.6
Cytotoxic/suppressor T cells (CD8)14.425.7
T cell/macrophage ratio (CD3/CD11b)1.97 3.79
CD4/CD82 1.2

*Average counting 10 high-power fields. **Mean values for number of TIL or ratios.

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