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Table 2 Clinicopathological characteristics and associations with MET immunoexpression and chrosome 7 polysomy in 30 MFS

From: MET-overexpressing myxofibrosarcoma frequently exhibit polysomy of chromosome 7 but not MET amplification, especially in high-grade cases: clinical and pathological review of 30 myxofibrosarcoma cases

Parameters C-MET expression P (CEP7 polysomy) P
+ +
Age    0.232    0.757
  ≥ 56 10 8   7 11  
 <56 4 8   4 8  
Gender    0.282    0.156
 Male 6 10   4 12  
 Female 8 6   7 7  
Tumor size    0.812    0.892
  ≥ 6.7 5 6   4 7  
 <6.7 9 9   7 11  
Location    0.765    0.757
 limbs 8 10   7 11  
 other 6 6   4 8  
FNCLCC grade    0.004    0.021*
 Grade 1 1 5   1 5  
 Grade 2 3 9   2 10  
 Grade 3 10 2   8 4  
Ki-67 Index    0.011    0.029*
  ≥ 0.33 10 4   8 6  
 <0.33 4 12   3 13  
Local recurrence and metastasisa    0.010    0.010*
 Yes 5 3   5 3  
 No 0 7   0 7  
  1. *p<0.05 is considerably significantlly. a:n = 15, half of the cases were censored