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Table 4 Relationship between the expression of Slug, Twist, Snail and E-cadherin and clinicopathological parameters in human bladder cancer

From: Expression of transcription factors snail, slug, and twist in human bladder carcinoma

 

Patients

Slug

Twist

Snail

E-cadherin

Variables

n

+

-

p

+

-

p

+

-

p

+

-

p

Sex

   

0.493

  

0.557

  

0.664

  

0.824

Male

87

56

31

 

37

50

 

13

74

 

65

22

 

Female

33

19

14

 

16

17

 

6

27

 

24

9

 

Age (years)

   

0.257

  

0.523

  

0.947

  

0.845

≤ 70

64

43

21

 

30

34

 

10

54

 

47

17

 

> 70

56

32

24

 

23

33

 

9

47

 

42

14

 

Stage

   

0.171

  

0.000

  

0.986

  

0.874

pTa, pT1

76

51

25

 

19

57

 

12

64

 

56

20

 

≥PT2

44

24

20

 

34

10

 

7

37

 

33

11

 

Grade

   

0.082

  

0.000

  

0.789

  

0.017

LG

41

30

11

 

8

33

 

7

34

 

25

16

 

HG

79

45

34

 

45

34

 

12

67

 

64

15

 

Nodal involvement

   

0.012

  

0.291

  

0.000

  

0.040

yes

18

16

2

 

10

8

 

13

5

 

17

1

 

no

102

59

43

 

43

59

 

6

96

 

72

30

 

Recurrence(n = 76)

   

0.483

  

0.242

  

0.931

  

0.719

yes

23

15

8

 

12

11

 

5

18

 

16

7

 

no

53

30

23

 

20

33

 

12

41

 

39

14

 

Progression A(n = 76)

   

0.124

  

0.021

  

1.000

  

1.000

yes

8

3

5

 

6

2

 

3

5

 

7

1

 

no

68

46

22

 

21

47

 

27

41

 

55

13

 

Progression B(n = 44)

             

yes

15

            

no

29

            

Death C(n = 44)

   

0.760

  

0.754

  

0.748

  

0.509

yes

17

9

8

 

11

6

 

5

12

 

13

4

 

no

27

16

11

 

15

12

 

10

17

 

17

10