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Table 7 Absolute NK cell counts (Giga (109) per liter) during the course of disease in disease-free and patients with recurrence/metastasis (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?

  N Before RT After 30 Gy End of RT 6 weeks after RT 6 months after RT 1 year after RT
NK cell counts
Disease-free 32 0.15 ± 0.08 0.12 ± 0.06 0.09 ± 0.05 0.14 ± 0.06 0.16 ± 0.09 0.18 ± 0.1
Recurrence/metastases 2 0.14 ± 0.03 0.07 ± 0.01 0.06 ± 0 0.11 ± 0 0.14 ± 0 0.11 ± 0