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Table 3 Statistical significance of the correlations between overall survival and COX-2 expression in cancer epithelial cells

From: Stromal, rather than epithelial cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression is associated with overall survival of breast cancer patients

  Ab1 Ab2 Ab3
Kaplan-Meier analysis
ALG 1 NS 0.007 0.032
ALG 2 - 0.043 0.020
ALG 3 NS 0.007 NS
Cox model including expression of ER, PR and HER
ALG 1 NS NS 0.017
ALG 2 - NS NS
ALG 3 NS 0.017 NS
Cox model including clinico-pathological parameters pT and pN
ALG 1 NS 0.036 NS
ALG 2 - NS 0.050
ALG 3 NS 0.001 NS
Cox model including all the parameters (ER, PR, HER-2, pT and pN)
ALG 1 NS NS NS
ALG 2 - NS NS
ALG 3 NS 0.002 NS
  1. (NS - not significant).