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Table 2 Association of primary therapy with clinicopathological factors

From: Vasculogenic mimicry is associated with trastuzumab resistance of HER2-positive breast cancer

  Primary surgery
N = 25 (cases)
NAC*1 without Tzm
N = 14 (cases)
NAC with Tzm
N = 24 (cases)
P *2
Menopausal status     0.002
 Premenopausal 6 4 17  
 Postmenopausal 19 10 7  
Tumor size     0.034
 T1 and T2 24 9 20  
 T3 and T4 1 5 4  
Lymph node metastasis     0.011
 Negative 17 3 9  
 Positive 8 11 15  
Estrogen receptor     0.446
 Negative 8 4 4  
 Positive 17 10 20  
Progesterone receptor     0.345
 Negative 14 8 9  
 Positive 11 6 15  
Histological grade     0.183
 1 and 2 12 10 17  
 3 13 4 7  
Histological type     0.510
 Invasive ductal carcinoma 22 12 23  
 Others 3 2 1  
  1. *1Neoadjuvant chemotherapy. *2Chi-square test