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Table 2 Multivariate Cox regression analysis for disease-free and overall survival, including prognostic factors that were significant on univariate analysis

From: Tumour Fas ligand:Fas ratio greater than 1 is an independent marker of relative resistance to tamoxifen therapy in hormone receptor positive breast cancer

  Disease-free survival Overall survival
Variable P RR (95% CI) P RR (95% CI)
Histological grading - - 0.023 1.68 (1.07–2.62)
Lymph node status 0.04 1.9 (1.03–3.49) - -
Tumour size 0.004 1.77 (1.2–2.6) 0.001 2.1 (1.38–3.2)
Fas ligand:Fas ratio 0.161 1.52 (0.85–2.73) - -
  1. The analysis was conducted in 208 women. CI, confidence interval; RR, relative risk.