Table 3

Association between maspin expression and clinicopathological factors in triple-negative breast cancer

Maspin expression


Positive (85.9%) 116 cases

Negative (14.1%) 19 cases

P-value


Age (years)

≤50

50

1

0.0015

>50

66

18

Tumor size (mm)

≤20

41

3

0.091

>20

75

16

Lymph node metastases

0

69

13

0.226

1-3

27

1

3<

20

4

Histological grade

I

4

1

0.0013

II

19

10

III

93

8

EGFR

Positive

57

9

0.886

Negative

59

10

CK5/6

Positive

77

3

<0.0001

Negative

39

16

CK14

Positive

45

1

0.0034

Negative

71

18

CD10

Positive

19

5

0.293

Negative

97

14

p63

Positive

15

2

0.769

Negative

101

17


Umekita et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:36   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-36

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