Table 1

Stromal thrombospondin 1 (TSP-1) expression according to histological features and p53

DCIS characteristicsStromal TSP-1p Value
Histological grade
    Low/intermediate9/19 (47%)0.1154 (NS)
    High9/39 (23%)
Necrosis
    None/focal14/29 (48%)0.0106
    Extensive4/29 (14%)
Periductal inflammation
    None/mild14/32 (44%)0.0417
    Pronounced4/26 (15%)
p53
    Negative16/44 (36%)0.0874 (NS)
    Positive1/13 (8%)