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Table 2 Correlation of combined protein expression scores of SOX2 and nuclear β-catenin expression with lymph-node metastases and distant spread. Percent-values are given in parentheses.

From: SOX2 expression correlates with lymph-node metastases and distant spread in right-sided colon cancer

  Nodal status   Distant metastases  
Protein expression profile N0 N+ p M0 M1 p
SOX2 and β-catenin low 32 (28.1) 28 (24.6) 0.02 40 (35.1) 20 (17.5) 0.001
SOX2 low and β-catenin high 15 (13.2) 15 (13.2)   10 (8.8) 20 (17.5)  
SOX2 high and β-catenin low 5 (4.4) 11 (9.6)   6 (5.3) 10 (8.8)  
SOX2 and β-catenin high 0 (0) 8 (7.0)   1 (0.9) 7 (6.1)