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Table 2 Immunohistochemical expression of bcl-2 and deaths in patients with cutaneous melanoma

From: bcl-2 expression is not associated with survival in metastatic cutaneous melanoma: A historical cohort study

  Lymph node metastases Subcutaneous metastasesa Visceral metastases
  (n = 35) (n = 28) (n = 17)
  No. % No. % No. %
bcl-2-negative 9 25.7 4 14.3 3 17.6
   Deaths 4 11.4 3 10.7 1 5.9
bcl-2-positive       
   Intense staining 17 48.6 20 71.4 11 64.7
   Weak staining 9 25.7 4 14.3 3 17.6
   Deaths 12 83.3 13 84.6 8 89
  1. a Stage IV [16]