Table 2

VEGF isoform expression and clinicopathologic characteristics in 165 breast tumors

naVEGF121VEGF145VEGF165VEGF183VEGF189
PosNegPosNegPosNegPosNegPosNeg
Histological typeb
 IDK122109139113992331194082
 ILK242412222220241014
Differentiation grade
 G155005500505
 G28880858375133853157
 G35249364641110522032
Tumor size
 pT15952745545142572138
 pT2716837646381702546
 pT376116520734
 pT410820109101028
Nodal status
 pN07769867165123742651
 pN16257535951110622339
  • a n, number of samples; IDK, ILK, infiltrating ductal, infiltrating lobular.

  • b Histological type, differentiation grade, tumor size, and nodal status were unknown in 19, 20, 18, and 26 cases, respectively.