Table 3

The distribution of PEA3 mRNA expression in tumors of long-term (n = 27) and short-term (n = 34) survivorsa

A. Intensity
CompartmentAbsentWeak/moderateIntense
Long-term survivors
  Tumor cells2 (7%)25 (93%)0 (0%)
  Stromal cells5 (19%)20 (74%)2 (7%)
Short-term survivors
  Tumor cells3 (9%)26 (76%)5 (15%)
  Stromal cells2 (6%)20 (59%)12 (35%)
B. Extent
Compartment0%1–20%21–100%
Long-term survivors
  Tumor cells2 (7%)5 (19%)20 (74%)
  Stromal cells5 (19%)3 (11%)19 (70%)
Short-term survivors
  Tumor cells3 (9%)6 (18%)25 (73%)
  Stromal cells2 (6%)6 (18%)26 (76%)
  • a P = 0.021 for intensity in stromal cells.