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Table 1 Patient demographics and clinical characteristics

From: Down-regulation of LncRNA TUG1 enhances radiosensitivity in bladder cancer via suppressing HMGB1 expression

Demographic or clinical characteristic No. of patients
(N = 39)
Age, years
 Median 67
 Range 56–89
Sex
 Male 27
 Female 12
Primary site
 Bladder 34
 Renal pelvis 5
Histology
 TCC 32
 SCC/adenocarcinoma/neuroendocrine 7
Stagea
 0cis/0a/1 5
 2/3 18
 4 16
  1. Abbreviations: TCC Transitional cell carcinoma, SCC Squamous cell carcinoma
  2. aStages are defined as follows: 0cis = carcinoma in situ; 0a = noninvasive papillary carcinoma; 1 = tumor invades subepithelial connective tissue; 2/3 = invasive tumor, muscle/perivesicular tissue; and 4 = metastatic disease