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Table 2 hTERT mRNA expression in 60 cases GCs

From: Correlation between chemosensitivity to anticancer drugs and telomerase reverse transcriptase mRNA expression in gastric cancer

Tumor histopathologic types Cases hTERT mRNA expression
   - + ++ +++ Positive(%)
Papillary adenocarcinoma 18 2 6 5 5 16 (88.9%)
Tubular adenocarcinoma 18 2 5 6 5 16 (88.9%)
Mucinous adenocarcinoma 12 1 3 4 4 11 (91.7%)
Signet-ring cell cancer 12 1 4 3 4 11 (91.7%)
  1. Abbreviations: GC= gastric cancer, hTERT=human telomerase reverse transcriptase.