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Table 2 Association of BCL6 protein expression with clinicopathological parameters from breast cancer patients

From: B-cell lymphoma 6 protein stimulates oncogenicity of human breast cancer cells

Parameter n BCL6 protein
   Positive, n(%) Pvalue
Age (years)  
≤ 35 6 2 (33.3) 0.253
35-55 84 31 (36.9)  
> 55 37 8 (21.6)  
Tumor size (cm)  
≤ 2 44 7 (15.9) 0.004
>2 83 34 (41.0)  
Lymph node metastasis  
No 58 13 (22.4) 0.029
Yes 69 28 (40.6)  
Grade  
I 28 4 (14.3) 0.003
II 75 23 (30.7)  
III 24 14 (58.3)  
Stage    
I 28 3 (10.7) 0.006
II - III 99 38 (38.4)  
Estrogen receptor    
Negative 56 22 (39.3) 0.134
Positive 71 19 (26.8)  
Progesterone receptor  
Negative 64 22 (34.4) 0.611
Positive 63 19 (30.2)  
c-erbB-2  
low 93 32 (34.4) 0.397
high 34 9 (26.5)  
Ki67    
≤50% 50 8 (16.0) 0.002
>50% 77 33 (42.9)  
  1. Values in bold are significant (P < 0.05).