Markers       Receptor status          
    Estrogen receptor status   Progesterone receptor status     Her-2 neu status    
  ER+(9) ER-(21) P value PR+(9) PR-(21) P value Her-2 neu +(21) Her-2 neu-(9) P value
TNF-α 212 ± 63 128±47 0.049 188± 66 178±49 0.65 186 ± 55 171±60 0.5
hsCRP 314 ± 56 270±39 0.04 290±37 280±29 0.8 288±53 273±62 0.6
Table 3: Variation in markers with receptor status.