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Table 1 Association of Smad4-expression and breast cancer characteristics (n = 197). In case of histological type carcinoma other than ductal invasive or lobular invasive were excluded from statistical analysis (resulting n = 178). Data were calculated by Spearman's rank correlation test.

From: Smad4-expression is decreased in breast cancer tissues: a retrospective study

  Smad4 negative Smad4 positive rhos (95% confidence interval) p
tumor size     
T1 15 37 0.007 0.924
T2 15 84 (-0.133, 0.147)  
T3 8 12   
T4 6 20   
nodal status     
N0 18 64 -0.002 0.977
N1 23 77 (-0.142, 0.138)  
N2 2 8   
N3 1 4   
metastases     
M0 43 147 0.037 0.605
M1 1 6 (-0.102, 0.176)  
histologic grade     
G1 3 4 0.004 0.956
G2 25 97 (-0.136, 0.144)  
G3 16 52   
histological type     
ductal carcinoma 29 127 -0.144 0.055
lobular carcinoma 8 14 (-0.285, 0.003)  
(others) 7 12   
WHO stage     
I 11 24 0.22 0.760
II 19 89 (-0.118, 0.161)  
III 13 34   
IV 1 6   
ER     
positive 28 94 0.019 0.793
negative 16 59 (-0.122, 0.157)  
PR     
positive 30 90 0.08 0.265
negative 14 63 (-0.061, 0.218)  
TβRI     
positive 27 129 0.235 0.001
negative 17 24 (0.098, 0.532)  
TβRII     0.023
positive 25 114 0.162  
negative 19 39 (0.022, 0.295)