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Table 2 Associations between tumour type, grade, ER, cyclin D1, cyclin E, p27 and proliferation (Ki67)

From: Diet and body constitution in relation to subgroups of breast cancer defined by tumour grade, proliferation and key cell cycle regulators

  Tumour grading Nucleus grade ER Cyclin D1 Cyclin E p27 Ki67
Tumour typea (<0.001**) (<0.001**) (0.01*) (0.11) (0.10) (0.67) (0.009**)
Tumour grading 1 (-) 0.789 (<0.001**) -0.374 (<0.001**) 0.082 (0.155) 0.339 (<0.001**) -0.271 (<0.001**) 0.530 (<0.001**)
Nucleus grade   1 (-) -0.369 (<0.001** 0.050 (0.391) 0.323 (<0.001**) -0.188 (0.001) 0.448 (<0.001**)
ER    1 (-) 0.154 (0.007**) -0.540 (<0.001**) 0.291 (<0.001**) -0.282 (<0.001**)
Cyclin D1     1 (-) 0.024 (0.674) 0.262 (<0.001**) 0.288 (<0.001**)
Cyclin E      1 (-) -0.094 (0.099) 0.395 (<0.001**)
p27       1 (-) -0.211 (<0.001**)
Ki67        1 (-)
  1. P values are given in parentheses. aFor tumour type (ductal, lobular, tubular), the χ2 test was used. Otherwise, Pearson's correlation test was used. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01. ER, oestrogen receptor.