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Table 4 COX-2 positive cases according to response to chemotherapy in the two treatment groups

From: Cyclo-oxygenase-2 (Cox-2) expression and resistance to platinum versus platinum/paclitaxel containing chemotherapy in advanced ovarian cancer

  Platinum-containing chemotherapy P value* Platinum/paclitaxel containing chemotherapy P value*
Response to CT No. COX-2 positive No. (%)   No. COX-2 positive No. (%)  
Responsive 26 9 (34.6)   21 8 (38.1)  
Not responsive 13 11 (84.6) 0.0057 8 4 (50.0) 0.43
  1. *calculated by Fisher's exact test