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Table 1 Correlation of chromosomal aneusomy with clinicopathological parameters

From: Polysomy of chromosome 17 in breast cancer tumors showing an overexpression of ERBB2: a study of 175 cases using fluorescence in situhybridization and immunohistochemistry

Parameter Total Disomy Polysomy Monosomy
Stage     
   I 39 36 3 0
   II 46 35 11 0
   III 35 28 5 2
   IV 7 6 0 1
Nodal status     
   pN- 35 29 5 1
   pN+ 113 99 12 2
HG     
   I 16 15 1 0
   II 55 42 12 1
   III 47 39 6 2
ER     
   - 60 50 9 1
   + 85 71 12 2
PgR     
   - 87 72 12 3
   + 58 48 10 0
p53     
   - 87 72 14 1
   + 56 8 46 2
Relapse     
   No 110 94 14 2
   Yes 36 27 8 1
  1. The mean age of patients was 62 years (range 30 to 94). ER, estrogen receptor; HG, histological grade; PgR, progesterone receptor.