Table 2

Results of real-time reverse transcriptase-PCR quantification of lymphangiogenesis-related genes in inflammatory breast cancer and noninflammatory breast cancer specimens

VEGF-CVEGF-DFlt-4Prox-1Lyve-1
Noninflammatory breast cancer N 2020202020
Min0.1390.0510.3030.1950.096
Median0.2860.1330.9200.8550.297
Max3.7264.2214.0008.6942.922
Mean0.4980.7930.9911.4550.565
SD0.7731.2470.7691.9540.762
Inflammatory breast cancer N 1616161616
Min0.3020.0280.7750.3600.188
Median0.5761.7041.8641.7861.455
Max1.85337.0783.49411.71312.462
Mean0.7085.9831.7762.9102.440
SD0.41610.2160.7473.0093.565
P value0.0010.0120.0010.0050.013
  • Abbreviations: N, number.