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Table 2 E-cadherin expression in primary invasive carcinomas of the breast and their distant, non-nodal metastases

From: E-cadherin expression in primary carcinomas of the breast and its distant metastases

Histologic type Total cases Aberrant Normal
Ductal carcinoma    
   Primary tumor 22 10 (45%) 12 (55%)
   Metastases 23 7 (30%) 16 (70%)
Lobular carcinoma    
   Primary tumor 8 8 (100%) 0
   Metastases 9 7 (78%) 2 (12%)