Table 1

Association between matrix metalloproteinase-7 expression and the phosphorylated epidermal growth factor receptor

Phosphorylated EGF receptor
Positive (9)Negative (31)
MMP-7 expression
Positive (14)68
Negative (26)323
  • Abbreviations: EGF, epidermal growth factor; MMP-7, matrix metalloproteinase-7.

  • Fisher’s exact test (P = 0.04)