Table 2

POSTN expression in epithelium or stroma of tumor or normal tissue specimens
Epithelium Stroma
Mean value(SE) p≤ Mean value(SE) p≤
Tumor tissue:Intensity 0.56(0.08) 2.38(0.08)
Normal tissue:Intensity 0.26(0.05) 0.002 1.49(0.09) 0.000
Tumor tissue:%Cells stained 0.89(0.13) 2.46(0.11)
Normal tissue:%Cells stained 0.41(0.09) 0.003 1.52(0.10) 0.000
Tumor tissue:IRS 1.24(0.21) 6.37(0.39)
Normal tissue:IRS 0.46(0.10) 0.001 2.80(0.27) 0.000

Abbreviations:SE,Standard Error;IRS, Immuno-reactive score.

Nuzzo et al.

Nuzzo et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:625   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-625

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