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Table 1 The correlation between serum Se level and the occurrence of pancreatic cancer.

From: Microelements as diagnostic markers of pancreatic cancer

Cancer site Quartile Se level (µg/l) No. of cancer / controls OR p- value
Pancreas I 29.87-55.40 37/5 1 -
  II 55.90-67.97 31/11 2.62 0.1635
  III 68.06-79.20 9/33 27.13 <0.0001
  IV 79.36-137.47 7/35 37 <0.0001