Frequency of N-Cadherin and Smad3 Average Scores | ||||||
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

N-Cadherin | Smad3 | Total | ||||

<1.5 | ≥1.5 | |||||

=0 | 11 | 2 | 13 | |||

>0 | 9 | 17 | 26 | |||

Total | 20 | 19 | 39 |

NOTE: Patients with N-cadherin average scores of 0 or >0 were subdivided according to low (average score < 1.5) and high (average score ≥ 1.5) Smad3 nuclear expression (

*P*= 0.0057). The total number of patients that fall into each category for N-cadherin and Smad3 expression was also tabulated.