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Table 3 The association of wnt expression in primary tumor and other pathologic findings

From: Wnt3a expression is associated with MMP-9 expression in primary tumor and metastatic site in recurrent or stage IV colorectal cancer

   Wnt3a Wnt5a
No. p No. p
T 2 1   0  
  3 13 0.626 17 0.092
  4 37   41  
N 0 8   9  
  1 21 0.038 19 0.910
  2 22   30  
Grade Well 6   6  
  Moderate 37 0.268 45 0.945
  Poorly 8   7  
Lymphatic invasion (+) 46 0.482 54 0.088
Venous invasion (+) 16 0.594 20 0.249
Perineural invasion (+) 34 0.060 37 0.136
Primary tumor β-catenin 46 0.063 52 0.054
  MMP-9 34 0.004 33 0.306
  VEGFR-2 21 0.166 24 0.102
Adjacent β-catenin 39 0.299 37 0.289
Mesemchyme MMP-9 32 0.022 32 0.359
  VEGFR-2 15 0.205 17 0.158
Metastatic site β-catenin 29 0.382 32 0.598
  MMP-9 23 0.031 20 0.511
  VEGFR-2 16 0.396 15 0.364