Table 2

Different expression of c-Jun, N-ras, Caspase9 and p73 in different clinical stages of thymoma n (%)
Stage I N = 21 Stage II N = 20 Stage III N = 15 Stage IV N = 4 Total N = 60 Pa Pb Pc Pd
C-Jun + 6 (28.6) 4 (20.0) 8 (53.3) 4 (100.0) 22 (36.7) 0.009 0.004 0.523 0.245
N-ras + 3 (14.3) 3 (15.0) 6 (40.0) 0 (0) 12 (20.0) 0.184
Caspase9 + 8 (38.1) 11 (55.0) 8 (53.3) 3 (75.0) 30 (50.0) 0.482
p73 + 6 (28.6) 10 (50.0) 9 (60.0) 3 (75.0) 28(46.6) 0.089

Pa: Two-sided Fisher’s exact test for distributions between different stages of TETs.

Pb: Two-sided Fisher’s exact test for distributions between stage III + IV and stage I + II of TETs.

Pc: Two-sided Fisher’s exact test for distributions between stage I and stage II of TETs.

Pd: Two-sided Fisher’s exact test for distributions between stage III and stage IV of TETs.

Ma et al.

Ma et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:120   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-7-120

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