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Table 3 Distribution of postoperative pathological TMN stages compared with pretreatment clinical stages (n = 60)

From: Neoadjuvant capecitabine, radiotherapy, and bevacizumab (CRAB) in locally advanced rectal cancer: results of an open-label phase II study

Before After surgery (pTNM)
  T0N0 T1N0 T2N0 T3N0 T2N1 T3N1 T4N1 T3N2
T3N0 3   4 3   2   
T2N1    1      
T3N1 5 3 4 4 1 1   
T2N2    1      1
T3N2   1 2 13   1 1 4
T4N2   1 2 1   1   
Total 8 (13.3%) 5 (8.3%) 14 (23.3%) 21 (35%) 1 (1.7%) 5 (8.3%) 1 (1.7%) 5 (8.3%)
  1. c - Clinical, p - pathological, T - Tumour, N - Node, M - Metastasis.