Table 2

E-cadherin expression in primary invasive carcinomas of the breast and their distant, non-nodal metastases

Histologic type

Total cases

Aberrant

Normal


Ductal carcinoma

Primary tumor

22

10 (45%)

12 (55%)

Metastases

23

7 (30%)

16 (70%)

Lobular carcinoma

Primary tumor

8

8 (100%)

0

Metastases

9

7 (78%)

2 (12%)


Kowalski et al. Breast Cancer Res 2003 5:R217-R222   doi:10.1186/bcr651

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