Table 1

Five breast cancer data sets used in this study

Data set

Sample size

Cancer type

Microarray platform

Reference


Nejm

295

Primary invasive breast carcinoma

Agilent Hu25K

[7]

GSE1456

159

Primary breast cancer

Affymetrix Hu133A, Hu133B

[8]

GSE18229

372

Invasive breast carcinoma

Agilent 1A, Agilent custom array

[64]

GSE3143

158

Primary breast tumor

Affymetrix Hu95Av2

[65]

GSE4922

249

Primary breast cancer

Affymetrix Hu133A, Hu133B

[26]


The Nejm data set was used as the training data set for searching for network modules that are clinically significant, and the other four data sets were used as test data sets.

Wu and Stein Genome Biology 2012 13:R112   doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-12-r112

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