Table 2

Association of argyrophilic nucleolar organiser region (AgNOR) count with outcome

Parameter/GroupN%MeasureSignificance
*First remission duration: overall range, 2–116+; median, 10.
**Two censored observations (102 and 116 months).
†Survival: overall range, 4–123 months; median, 37.
‡Two censored observations (108 and 122 months).
¶Two censored observations (99 and 102 months).
NR, no response; NS, not significant; PD, progressive disease.
Response to first treatment AgNOR count (mean (SD))
Complete1323.65.16 (1.86)NS
Partial2036.44.06 (1.45)
NR or PD2240.05.05 (2.10)
First remission duration (months)* Remission duration (mean (range))
AgNOR count ≤ 4.417**51.510 (2–116+)NS
AgNOR count > 4.41648.514.5 (3–41)
Survival (months) Survival (median (range))
AgNOR count ≤ 4.429‡52.740 (4–123)NS
AgNOR count > 4.426¶47.331.5 (4–102)