Research Paper Volume 10, Issue 5 pp 1166—1181

Impact of long-term antihypertensive and antidiabetic medications on the prognosis of post-surgical colorectal cancer: the Fujian prospective investigation of cancer (FIESTA) study


Figure 1. Kaplan-Meier survival curves per hypertension (the upper panel) and diabetes mellitus (the lower panel). Abbreviations: HT, hypertension; DM, diabetes mellitus. There were 384, 246 and 83 colorectal cancer patients without hypertension, with untreated hypertension and with treated hypertension, respectively. There were 385, 285 and 43 colorectal cancer patients without diabetes mellitus, with untreated diabetes mellitus and with treated diabetes mellitus, respectively. The Log-rank test was statistically significant for both hypertension and diabetes mellitus medications (p <0.001).