Table 3

Correlation between hTR, hTERT and clinicopathological parameters

Parameter

Freq

hTERT+ samples


hTR expression

hTERT expression

hTR expression


Neg.

Pos.

P

Neg.

Pos.

P

Neg.

Pos

P


Age range

≤40

>40

10 (22.2)*

35 (77.8)

0

14

10

21

0.019

0

8

10

27

0.168

0

11

10

16

0.018

Size range

≤2 cm

22 (47.8)

5

17

0.2

4

18

0.538

4

14

0.27

2–5 cm

19 (41.3)

9

10

4

15

7

8

>5 cm

5 (10.8)

1

4

0

5

1

4

Pathol.

IDC

43 (95.5)

15

28

0.593

8

35

0.798

12

23

0.602

ILC

1 (2.2)

0

1

0

1

0

1

Muc.

1 (2.2)

0

1

0

1

0

1

Grade

I

4 (9.8)

1

3

0.282

1

3

0.958

1

2

0.765

II

16 (39)

3

13

3

13

3

10

III

21 (51.2)

9

12

4

17

6

11

Low

20 (48.8)

4

16

0.18

4

16

1

4

12

0.7

High

20 (51.2)

9

12

4

17

6

11

ALN Inv.

Positive

26 (57.8)

6

20

0.2

4

22

0.7

5

17

0.29

Negative

19 (42.2)

8

11

4

15

6

9

Stage

I

9 (30)

4

5

0.087

2

7

0.941

3

4

0.045

IIA

7 (23.3)

2

5

2

5

1

4

IIB

7 (23.3)

5

2

1

6

5

1

IIIA

6 (20)

0

6

1

5

0

5

IIIB

1 (3.3)

0

1

0

1

0

1


Hosseini-Asl et al. International Seminars in Surgical Oncology 2006 3:20   doi:10.1186/1477-7800-3-20

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