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Table 2 Association between RET expression and clinicopathological parameters

From: Expression of RET is associated with Oestrogen receptor expression but lacks prognostic significance in breast cancer

Clinicopathologic parameter RET-positive RET-negative p value
Mean tumour size (mm) ± SD 31 ± 17 32 ± 18 0.309
Mean age at diagnosis (years) ± SD 64 ± 14 64 ± 14 0.550
  (n) (%) (n) (%)  
Tumour stage      0.546
 pT1 99 41.9 137 58.1  
 pT2 224 41.4 317 58.6
 pT3 39 45.9 46 54.1
 pT4 46 36.2 81 63.8
 NA 1 100 0 0  
Lymph node involvement      0.468
 pN0 201 39.6 307 60.4  
 pN1 163 44.1 207 55.9
 pN2 37 37.8 61 62.2
 pN3 4 50.0 4 50.0
 NA 4 66.7 2 33.3  
Tumour grade      0.401
 1 91 44.2 115 55.8  
 2 137 38.7 217 61.3
 3 181 42.2 248 57.8
 NA 0 0 1 100  
Oestrogen receptor      < 0.0001
 ER+ 295 46.0 347 54.0  
 ER 114 32.8 234 67.2
HER2      0.666
 HER2+ 72 43.1 95 56.9  
 HER2 337 40.9 486 59.1
Ki67      0.635
 Ki67-high 331 41.7 463 58.3  
 Ki67-low 75 39.5 115 60.5
 NA 3 50.0 3 50.0