Table 2.

Frequency of cancer–testis antigen expression in esophageal, gastric, and colon cancer

MAGEANY-ESO-1CT10CT7CT45GAGENXF2SAGE1
Esophagus19/61 (31%)8/61 (13%)4/61 (7%)9/60 (15%)17/60 (28%)12/61 (20%)11/61 (18%)14/61 (23%)
Adenocarcinoma7/40 (18%)4/40 (10%)1/40 (3%)2/40 (5%)9/40 (23%)6/40 (15%)5/40 (13%)7/40 (18%)
SCC12/21 (57%)a4/21 (19%)3/21 (14%)7/21 (33%)a8/21 (38%)6/21 (29%)6/21 (29%)7/21 (33%)
Stomach7/50 (14%)4/50 (8%)1/50 (2%)3/50 (6%)4/50 (8%)6/50 (12%)3/50 (6%)4/50 (8%)
Colon2/141 (1%)0/141 (0%)0/141 (0%)0/141 (0%)5/141 (4%)0/141 (0%)12/141 (9%)1/141 (1%)

Abbreviation: SCC, squamous cell carcinoma.

  • ↵aP = 0.003 for MAGEA and P = 0.007 for CT7.