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Table 3 Correlations of the SOX7 protein expression with the clinicopathological features of ovarian cancer and COX2/cyclinD1

From: Reduced expression of SOX7 in ovarian cancer: a novel tumor suppressor through the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway

Characteristic Total SOX7 expression P
Over-expression Low-expression
All cases 31    
Pathology type     NS
Serous 26 7 19  
Mucinous 2 0 2  
Endometrioid 3 1 2  
FIGO stage     0.037
Early (I-II) 16 7 9  
Advance (III-IV) 15 1 14  
Pathology grade     NS
Low (1) 4 1 3  
High (2 + 3) 27 7 20  
Age (years)     NS
<40 0 0 0  
40-60 21 5 16
> 60 10 3 7
Cyclin D1     rs = –0.583, p < 0.001
Over-expression 26 8 18  
Low-expression 5 0 5  
COX2     rs = –0.618, p < 0.001
Over-expression 27 5 22  
Low-expression 4 3 1