Group No Serum β2-M (mg/L,)    positive rate
    mean ±SD P % P
Controls 1002 0.99±4.47  

7.88

 
Thyroid Ca. 95 2.84±4.56 <0.05 34.73 <0.01
Breast Ca. 205 2.02±4.78 <0.05 28.29 <0.01
Liver Ca. 77 2.81±6.16 <0.05 23.37 <0.01
Gastric Ca. 148 1.25±5.24 >0.05 11.48 >0.05
Esophagus Ca. 72 1.47±3.20 >0.05 18.05 <0.01
Intestinal Ca. 58 1.51±4.71 >0.05 13.79 >0.05
Lung Ca. 119 0.94±2.03 >0.05 11.76 >0.05
Table 2: Mean levels of serum 2-microglobulin in Patients with various solid Cancer and controls.