Table 7

The association between labeling intensity for PEA3 in carcinoma cells and labeling intensity for bFGF (61 specimens) and β1 integrin subunit (50 specimens) mRNA in stromal cells

PEA3 (tumor cells)Total
AbsentWeakIntense
bFGF (stromal cells)
 Absent010010P = 0.036
 Weak417021
 Intense124530
 Total551561
β1 integrin (stromal cells)
 Absent231134P = 0.012
 Weak09413
 Intense1203
 Total342550