Table 1

Correlation of Cox-2 (+, −)a and RAR (+s, +w/−)

COX-2 (+)COX-2 (−)Total
RAR-β (+s)291140
RAR-β (+w/−)6553118
Total9464158b
  • a +, +s, +w, − correspond to positive, strongly positive, weakly positive, and negative in the staining of ISH.

  • b Association between COX-2 and RAR-β expression (P = 0.053).