Table 3.

The correlation between the p53 codon 72 polymorphic variants and axillary lymph node status after neoadjuvant chemotherapy

Metastatic lymph nodeTotal (n)Pro/Pro, n (%)Pro/Arg, n (%)Arg/Arg, n (%)P*
0617 (30.4)33 (60.0)21 (67.7)0.007
1-3247 (30.4)12 (21.8)5 (12.9)0.261
≥4259 (39.1)10 (18.2)6 (19.4)0.035
  • * Pro/Pro variant compared with Pro/Arg and Arg/Arg variants.