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Table 3 Comparison of expression with clinical parameters.

From: Influence of IFN-gamma and its receptors in human breast cancer

  Number of cases (45) IFNγ* IFNγ-Rα* IFNγ-Rβ*
Nodal status     
   Negative 23 7 7 5
   Positive 22 11 p = 0.416 6 p = 1.000 5 p = 1,000
TNM     
   T1 17 7 8 6
   T2 18 9 4 3
   T3 6 1 1 1
   T4 4 1 p = 0.756 0 p = 0.396 0 p = 0.543
ER     
   Negative 6 5 0 4
   Positive 39 13 p = 0.268 13 p = 0.320 6 p = 0.071
PR     
   Negative 15 8 3 2
   Positive 30 10 p = 0.563 10 p = 0.734 8 p = 0.706
  1. Comparison of expression IFNγ, IFNγ-Rα and IFNγ-Rβ (only positive samples in each group were compared) with several anatomo-pathological features as nodal status, the TNM system and the ER/PR status in breast infiltrating carcinoma samples. *Number of positive cases