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Table 2 Expression of EMT markers and ALDH1 in CTC-positive and CTC- negative patients

From: Expression of stem cell and epithelial-mesenchymal transition markers in primary breast cancer patients with circulating tumor cells

  N EMT AKT PI3K TWIST N ALDH1 pos
CTC neg 354 63 (18%) 57 (16%) 28 (8%) 2 (1%) 353 19 (5%)
CTC pos 92 66 (72%) 64 (70%) 48 (52%) 1 (1%) 92 42 (46%)
Total 446 129 (29%) 121 (27%) 76 (17%) 3 (1%) 445 61 (14%)