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Table 5 Comparison of primary tumor gene methylation status relative to patient menopausal status

From: Estrogen receptor and HER2/neu status affect epigenetic differences of tumor-related genes in primary breast tumors

Gene Premenopause (n = 70) Postmenopause (n = 60) P valuea
  n % n %  
RASSF1A 52 74% 44 73% NS
CCND2 40 57% 31 52% NS
GSTP1 13 19% 10 17% NS
TWIST 25 36% 24 40% NS
APC 27 39% 24 40% NS
  1. aχ2 test. NS, not significant.