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Table 1 Clinico-pathological features of feline mammary tissues

From: CXCR4 expression in feline mammary carcinoma cells: evidence of a proliferative role for the SDF-1/CXCR4 axis

Cat
n.
Sample
n.*
Sex Age
(yrs)
Breed Histology Grade CXCR4 score
1 1a F 13 DSH STPC II 3+
  1b     STPC II 1+
2 2 FS 14 DSH STPC III 2+
  2M     metastasis (adipose tissue)   2+
3 3a FS 7 DSH STPC III 1+
  3b     STPC III 3+
4 4a FS 15 DSH STPC III 2+
  4aM     metastasis (lymph node)   3+
  4b     STPC III 2+
5 5a F 10 DSH STPC III 1+
  5b     STPC III 2+
  5bM     metastasis (lymph node)   3+
6 6a FS 12 DSH STPC III 2+
  6b     STPC III 2+
7 7a F 15 DSH STPC III 2+
  7b     STPC III 2+
8 8 FS 12 DSH STPC II 3+
  8M     metastasis (lymph node)   1+
9 9a F 8 DSH SC III 1+
  9b     SC III 0
10 10 F 14 DSH SC III 2+
11 11 FS 9 DSH SC III 3+
12 12 FS 14 DSH SC III 2+
  12M     metastasis (lymph node)   3+
13 13 F 10 DSH SC III 3+
14 14 F 5 DSH SC III 1+
15 15 F 19 PC CC III 2+
16 16 FS 13 DSH CC III 3+
17 17 FS 9 DSH CC III 1+
18 18 FS 14 DSH CC III 1+
19 19 FS 9 DSH STC II 2+
20 20 FS n.a DSH STC III 2+
21 21 F 12 DSH STC III 0
22 22 FS 11 DSH CC III 3+
23 23 FS 19 DSH ASC III 2+
  23M     metastasis (lung)   3+
24 24 FS 12 DSH CC III 2+
25 25 FS 4 DSH BA - 1+
26 26 FS 8 DSH CA - 0
27 27 FS 12 DSH NORMAL (M4 D) - 0
28 28 FS 19 DSH NORMAL (M1 S) - 0
29 29 FS 11 DSH NORMAL (M4 D) - 0
30 30 F 8 DSH NORMAL (M2 S) - 0
  1. F, female, FS, female spayed; DSH, domestic short-hair; PC, persian; STPC, simple tubulopapillary carcinoma; SC, solid carcinoma; STC, simple tubular carcinoma; CC, cribriform carcinoma; BA, basaloid adenoma; CA, complex adenoma; ASC, adenosquamous carcinoma; n.a., not available. For normal tissues the mammary gland topography is indicated. *a and b indicate samples from two glands of the same cat, M labels metastatic tissue. Primary tumours and corresponding metastases of the same cat are reported in bold.