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Table 4 Associations between serum irisin levels, and serum levels of cancer biomarkers and of markers of adiposity

From: Serum irisin levels are lower in patients with breast cancer: association with disease diagnosis and tumor characteristics

Biomarker Median (25th–75th percentile) rho p-value
CEA (ng/ml) 1.36 (0.86–2.04) 0.082 0.455
CA 15–3 (U/ml) 15.90 (10.35–23.43) −0.067 0.539
HER2/neu (ng/ml) 11.80 (10.05–14.90) 0.147 0.274
Adiponectin (μg/ml)a 12.30 ± 4.46 0.174 0.201
Resistin (ng/ml) 5.06 (4.35–5.94) −0.203 0.134
Leptin (ng/ml) 18.99 (9.95–27.72) 0.399 0.003
  1. aData are presented as mean ± standard deviation