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Table 10 Relation between histopathology and SHOX2 methylation % among the different lung cancer histopathological types (n = 60)

From: SHOX2 gene methylation in Egyptians having lung cancer

 Hispathology of lung biopsy (n = 60)Hp
Squamous cell carcinoma
(n = 18)
Adeno-carcinoma
(n = 24)
Anaplastic carcinoma
(n = 10)
Adeno-carcinoma in situ
(n = 8)
MethylatedSHOX2level (%)
Min. – Max.8.97–77.166.57–29.893.90–10.487.14–7.1614.199*0.003*
Mean ± SD.40.61 ± 1.1815.01 ± 6.427.85 ± 3.217.15 ± 0.01
Median41.4715.678.527.15
  1. H: Kruskal Wallis test, p: p value for association between biopsy and percentage of methylated SHOX2
  2. *Statistically significant at p ≤ 0.05