Table 4

Association of TNBC with EGFR, CK5/6 and/or c-KIT expression
IHC Staining TNBC (%) Non-TNBC (%) Fisher’s exact test (P value)
EGFR
  Positive 11 (61.1%) 2 (11.1%) 4.5 x 10-5
  Negative 7 (38.9%) 16 (88.9%)
CK 5/6
  Positive 13 (72.2%) 1 (5.6%) 8.3 x10-3
  Negative 5 (27.8%) 17 (94.4%)
c-KIT
  Positive 16 (88.9%) 5 (27.8%) 4.9 x10-5
  Negative 2 (11.1%) 13 (72.2%)
EGFR and/or CK 5/6
  Positive 14 (77.8%) 3 (16.7%) 6.1 x10-4
  Negative 4 (22.2%) 15 (83.3%)
EGFR and/or CK 5/6 or c-KIT
  Positive 17 (94.4%) 6 (33.3%) 3.0 x10-4
  Negative 1 (5.6%) 12 (66.7%)

Kanapathy Pillai et al.

Kanapathy Pillai et al. BMC Clinical Pathology 2012 12:18   doi:10.1186/1472-6890-12-18

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