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Table 3 Distribution of 8p/18q allelic imbalance combinations among different cancer types

From: Allelic imbalances of chromosomes 8p and 18q and their roles in distant relapse of early stage, node-negative breast cancer

Allelic type IDC CRCa PCAa Exact p-value
  cases frequency cases frequency cases frequency  
8pR/18qR 0 0% 27 15% 12 14%  
8pR/18qAI 10 28.5% 25 14% 18 21% 0.03
8pAI/18qR 10 28.5% 35 19% 19 22%  
8pAI/18qAI 15 43% 93 52% 36 42%  
  1. aNumber of cases and their frequencies for CRC and PCa are based on data from Zhou et al Lancet 2002, 359:219–225 and Zhou et al The Prostate 2004, 61:(1): 81–91. AI, allelic imbalance, R, retention (no allelic imbalance). IDC, Infiltrative ductal carcinoma of breast; CRC, adenocarcinoma of colorectal cancer; PCA, adenocarcinoma of prostate cancer,