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Table 1 Relationship between clinical and pathological features and breast carcinomas expressing the immunophenotype CD44+CD24-/low and carcinomas that do not express this immunophenotype

From: Differential expression of HIF-1α in CD44+CD24-/low breast ductal carcinomas

Feature CD44+CD24-/low positive CD44+CD24-/low negative p-value
Age (years)    0.789
< 50 38 66  
> 50 51 98  
Menopausal status    0.131
Pre 38 53  
Post 51 111  
Tumor size (cm)    0.837
< 2 24 49  
2-5 39 66  
> 5 26 49  
Bloom & Richardson    0.319
I 28 66  
II 48 73  
III 13 25  
Clinical Staging    0.219
I 12 21  
IIa 21 40  
IIb 19 34  
IIIa 6 20  
IIIb 22 44  
IV 9 5  
Recurrence    1.000
Yes 11 21  
No 78 143  
Lymph node status    0.895
Pos 47 89  
Neg 42 75  
Distant metastasis    0.479
Yes 30 48  
No 59 116  
Death    0.035*
Yes 37 46  
No 52 118  
  1. *Statistically significant.