Table 4.

Clinicopathologic correlations of target genes

FactorLAMC2MMP14MMP7CCND1c-MycCD44c-Met
Stage (advanced gastric cancers/early gastric cancers)<0.001<0.0010.0050.009
Tumor-node-metastasis stage0.0010.031
Depth of invasion<0.0010.0030.022
Tumor size0.0040.0080.039
Location
Lauren classification (intestinal/diffuse)0.001*
Differentiation0.004*0.001
Lymph node metastasis0.0060.008*
Lymphatic infiltration0.0020.001
Distant metastasis0.017
Vascular invasion
Lymphoid stroma
  • NOTE: P values by χ2 test.

  • * Inverse correlation.