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Table 1 Cytokines produced by Her-2 responders in old breast cancer patients

From: Prognostic impact of circulating Her-2-reactive T-cells producing pro- and/or anti-inflammatory cytokines in elderly breast cancer patients

Old (n = 38)
CD4 Response No. of patients % Dead 5-year survival rate P value
TNF Yes 27 37 60 0.1
  No 11 18 81  
IFN-γ Yes 23 43 57 0.1
  No 15 13 84  
IL-5 Yes 7 57 43 0.1
  No 31 23 73  
IL-10 Yes 3 33 67 0.8
  No 35 31 65  
IL-2 Yes 13 46 54 0.3
  No 25 24 74  
IL-17 Yes 3 67 33 0.3
  No 35 29 70  
IL-5 and or IL-17 Yes 10 50 29 0.01
  No 28 25 76  
CD8
TNF Yes 14 7 93 0.01
  No 24 46 52  
IFN- γ Yes 13 23 76 0.3
  No 25 36 62  
IL-10 Yes 2 50 50 0.7
  No 36 31 68  
IL-2 Yes 1 0 100 0.5
  No 37 32 66  
  1. Results of survival analysis according to Kaplan Meier method and p values from Mantel-Cox (log-rank) test