Table 4

Expression of PRL-3 in metastatic lesions

Case no.PRL-3 mRNA expression *
Low expressionHigh expression
N%N%
Lymph node5931(52.5)28(47.5)
Liver232(8.7)21(91.3)
Lung60(0)6(100)
Dissemination42(50.0)2(50.0)
  • * PRL-3 positive cells were graded as showing high or low expression as described in the text.