Table 4

Association of Sp1 expression with a high number of metastatic lymph nodes and advanced disease stage

Sp1 expression, n (%)P
NegativeWeakStrong
Stagea
 IA4 (57)2 (29)1 (14)0.035
 II–IV13 (17)46 (58)20 (25)
Nb
 04 (15)18 (67)5 (19)0.034
 111 (29)21 (55)6 (16)
 2+2 (9)9 (43)10 (48)
  • a Stage IA, T1N0M0.

  • b N0, 0 nodes involved; N1, 1–6 nodes involved; N2, 7–15 nodes involved; N3, >15 nodes involved.