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Table 3 Immunohistochemical expression of VEGFR2 protein in stromal vessels among various histologic subtypes of human breast cancer

From: Differential expression of VEGFR2 protein in HER2 positive primary human breast cancer: potential relevance to anti-angiogenic therapies

Histology Cases (#) VEGFR2+ tumor vessels/TMA core VEGFR2+ tumor vessels/TMA core VEGFR2-neg to low VEGFR2-intermediate VEGFR2-high
Mean (sd) Median No. of cases (%) No. of cases (%) No. of cases (%)
Ductal 120 3.5 (3.8) 3 93 (77.5) 21 (17.5) 6 (5)
Lobular 20 3.5 (3.4) 2.5 15 (75.0) 5 (25.0) 0
Mixed 18 4.3 (5.1) 2.5 14 (77.8) 1 (5.5) 3 (16.7)
Mucinous 6 1.5 (2.4) 0.5 5 (83.3) 1 (16.7) 0
Total 164    127 (77.4) 28 (17.0) 9 (5.4)
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