Table 2

hTERT mRNA expression in 60 cases GCs
Tumor histopathologic types Cases hTERT mRNA expression
- + ++ +++ Positive(%)
Papillary adenocarcinoma 18 2 6 5 5 16 (88.9%)
Tubular adenocarcinoma 18 2 5 6 5 16 (88.9%)
Mucinous adenocarcinoma 12 1 3 4 4 11 (91.7%)
Signet-ring cell cancer 12 1 4 3 4 11 (91.7%)

Abbreviations: GC= gastric cancer, hTERT=human telomerase reverse transcriptase.

Wang et al.

Wang et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2013 8:33   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-8-33

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