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Table 2 Relationship between Brachyury expression and clinicopathologic features of HCC patients

From: Overexpression of brachyury contributes to tumor metastasis by inducing epithelial-mesenchymal transition in hepatocellular carcinoma

Features Relative Brachyury expression p Value
High Low
Sex Male 60 32 0.797
Female 12 8  
Age <55 45 27 0.683
≥55 27 13  
AFP <100 32 15 0.551
≥100 40 25  
HBV Positive 58 32 0.807
Negative 13 8  
Liver Cirrhosis Yes 47 19 0.075
No 25 21  
Tumor size (cm) <3 19 18 0.037
≥3 53 22  
Intrahepatic Metastasis Y 32 9 0.025
N 40 31  
Distant Metastasis Y 22 5 0.039
N 50 35  
TNM Stage I 15 12 0.401
II 40 22  
III 17 6