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Table 2 Adjuvant therapy b after surgery for squamous cell carcinoma

From: The presence of old pulmonary tuberculosis is an independent prognostic factor for squamous cell lung cancer survival

Stage of lung cancer at diagnosisa Without TB(%) With TB(%) p-value
I 114 9 0.91
Without adjuvant therapy 40(35.1) 3(33.3)  
With adjuvant therapy 74(64.9) 6(66.7)
II 50 10 0.78
Without adjuvant therapy 12(24.0) 2(20)  
With adjuvant therapy 38(76.0) 8(80)
III &IV 105 14 0.96
Without adjuvant therapy 23(21.9) 3(21.4)  
With adjuvant therapy 82(78.1) 11(78.6)  
  1. aAll patients were re-staged according to the 7th edition of the TNM-staging of lung cancer.
  2. bAdjuvant therapy included chemotherapy and radiotherapy. We arranged these treatments according to the NCCN guidelines.