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Table 4 Hsp70 serum levels (ng/ml) in patients with and without adjuvant chemotherapy (mean ± standard deviation)

From: Increased heat shock protein 70 (Hsp70) serum levels and low NK cell counts after radiotherapy – potential markers for predicting breast cancer recurrence?

Chemo-therapy N Before RT After 30 Gy End of RT 6 weeks after RT 6 months after RT 1 year after RT
No 27 2.52 ± 1.01 2.31 ± 1.18 2.12 ± 0.44 2.20 ± 0.66 2.36 ± 1.00 2.45 ± 0.95
Yes 8 2.02 ± 0.67 1.78 ± 0.81 1.79 ± 0.69 2.30 ± 1.08 2.21 ± 0.95 1.44 ± 0.81
p   0.236 0.061 0.113 0.934 0.771 0.198
  1. Mann-Whitney-U-test