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Table 2 Relationship between fascin and MMP-9 expression and breast cancer molecular subtypes (n = 67)

From: Association of Fascin and matrix metalloproteinase-9 expression with poor prognostic parameters in breast carcinoma of Egyptian women

Molecular subtype Fascin expression MMP-9 expression
Positive Negative P-value Positive Negative P-value
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Triple negative 12 (17.9) 11 (91.7) 1 (8.3) 0.0007* (S) 10 (83.3) 2 (16.7) 0.0143* (S)
HER2 subtype 9 (13.4) 4 (44.4) 5 (55.6) 6 (66.7) 3 (33.3)
Luminal subtype 46 14 (30.4) 32 (69.6) 18 (39.1) 28 (60.9)
-Luminal A 33 (49.3)     
-Luminal B 13 (19.4)     
  1. *Chi-square test.
  2. S: significant.
  3. n = number of cases.