Table 2

Genomic aberrations in SCC and AC with and without regional lymph node metastasis

Histological categoriesTotal number of aberrationsPNumber of lossesPNumber of gainsP
SCC (all cases)6.5 ± 4.65.2 ± 3.81.3 ± 1.3
AC (all cases)5.5 ± 3.30.354.4 ± 2.70.361.1 ± 0.90.5
Without LNM
 SCC (n = 43)6.5 ± 4.25.1 ± 3.61.3 ± 1.1
 AC (n = 17)5.1 ± 2.90.204.1 ± 2.50.261.0 ± 0.80.23
With LNM
 SCC (n = 19)6.5 ± 5.55.2 ± 4.31.3 ± 1.7
 AC (n = 5)7.0 ± 4.60.865.4 ± 3.60.931.6 ± 1.10.73