Table 3

The correlation between GCS and the histopathological variables in 143 cases of invasive breast cancer
GCS (+)(104,72.7%) GCS(-) (39, 27.3%) P-value
Age <35 3 5 0.035*
≥35 101 34
Tumor stage T1-2 50 22 0.453
T3-4 54 17
Nodal stage N0 27 15 0.375
N1-x 23 14
Histologic grade Grade I 15 1 0.045
Grade II-Ш 89 38
ER Positive 73 31 0.017
Negative 19 20
PR Positive 69 22 0.271
Negative 35 17
HER-2 Positive 22 17 0.007*
Negative 82 22
Ki67 <14% 23 7 0.652
≥14% 81 32

*P < 0.05.

ER, estrogen receptor; PR, progesterone receptor; HER-2, human epidermal growth factor-2.

Liu et al.

Liu et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2014 9:22   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-9-22

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