Table 3:
Statistical correlations in different tumour compartments (TAS, T, and IF) within breast cancer molecular subtypes.
Molecular subtype of breast cancer
No. of cases
Pair of compartments
Correlation (
r
)
Statistical significance
2-tailed
P
Luminal A
25
TAS-T
0.426
P = 0.034 P < 0.05
TAS-IF
0.284
P
= 0.169
P
> 0.05
T-IF
0.499
P = 0.011
P < 0.05
Luminal B
9
TAS-T
0.315
P
= 0.410
P
> 0.05
TAS-IF
0.602
P
= 0.086
P
> 0.05
T-IF
0.862
P = 0.003 P < 0.01
Basal-like
5
TAS-T
0.966
P = 0.007 P < 0.01
TAS-IF
0.425
P
= 0.475
P
> 0.05
T-IF
0.640
P
= 0.244
P
> 0.05
HER2
11
TAS-T
0.373
P
= 0.258
P
> 0.05
TAS-IF
0.263
P
= 0.434
P
> 0.05
T-IF
0.912
P = 0.000 P < 0.001