Table 1.

Correlation between galectin-9 expression in breast tumor tissue and clinical features

Distant metastasis<0.0001
Lymph node metastasis>0.9999
Estrogen receptor0.071
Histopathologic grade0.034
Adjuvant therapy0.139
    Hormone therapy251312
  • * Analysis by the χ2 test and Fisher's exact test.

  • Tamoxifen was administered in all cases.

  • Adriamycin-containing regimen, 8 cases; cyclophosphamide-containing regimen, 16 cases; mitomycin, 22 cases; tegafur-uracil, 9 cases. Combination with tamoxifen, 30 cases.