Table 1

The association between obesity, hormone receptor status and HER II overexpression

BMI < 35

BMI > 35

P value

BMI < 30

BMI > 30

P value


HER

33/88 (38%)

4/6 (67%)

0.21

27/66 (41%)

10/28 (36%)

0.82

ER

53/85 (62%)

4/6 (67%)

1

38/65 (58%)

19/26 (73%)

0.24

PgR

43/74 (58%)

1/2 (50%)

1

33/58 (57%)

11/18 (61%)

0.79


Sellahewa et al. International Seminars in Surgical Oncology 2008 5:2   doi:10.1186/1477-7800-5-2

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