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Table 2 Multivariate Cox proportional hazard model

From: Tumor stromal vascular endothelial growth factor A is predictive of poor outcome in inflammatory breast cancer

  BCSS* Disease Free Survival
Variable HR (95% CI) P value HR (95% CI) P value
VEGF-As(101,103) 5.0 (2.03-12.3) <0.01 4.2 (1.7-10.3) <0.01
HER2(101, 103) 2.7 (1.07-6.8) 0.04   NS
Hormone treatment(101,103)   NS 0.5 (0.25-1.0) 0.06
Tumor grade(101,103)   NS 2.1 (0.96-4.5) 0.06
  1. * BCSS, breast cancer-specific survival; HR, hazard ratios; CI, confident intervals; VEGF-As, tumor stromal VEGF-A; NS, not significant. The numbers of evaluated IBC cases are shown as superscript in parenthesis.