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Table 3 Recurrence or metastasis in PTHrP positive/negative expression in breast cancer patients

From: Co-expression of parathyroid hormone related protein and TGF-beta in breast cancer predicts poor survival outcome

  Site of recurrence PTHrP positive PTHrP negative Statistical values P value
No. (%) No. (%)
local recurrence Chest wall or regional LN 3 (4.4 %) 5 (10.4 %) Fisher 0.272
metastasis bone 46 (67.6 %) 22 (45.8 %) χ2 = 5.52 0.019
  lung 12 (17.6 %) 13 (27.1 %)   
  liver 6 (8.82 %) 8 (16.7 %)   
  brain 1 (1.47 %) 0 (0.0 %)   
No. of recurrence   68 (32.1 %) 48 (27.1 %) χ2 = 1.133 0.287
No. of no recurrence   144 (67.9 %) 129 (72.9 %)