Table 1

Increasing expression of IGFBP2 with progression of ovarian serous tumors*.

Tissue

IGFBP2 expression (Scores)

P value


3

2

1

0


Normal Ovaries

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0.03#

Borderline Ovarian Tumors

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◇◇◇◇◇

◇◇◇◇◇

Invasive Ovarian Carcinomas

◇◇

0.03§

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◇◇◇◇

◇◇◇◇

◇◇◇◇◇

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*Each diamond represents one case (Mann-Whitney U test).

#P value between normal ovaries and borderline ovarian tumors

§P value between borderline ovarian tumors and invasive ovarian carcinomas

Lee et al. Molecular Cancer 2005 4:7   doi:10.1186/1476-4598-4-7

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