Table 1

Characteristics of patients and tumors

Characteristic

Value


Number of patients

225

Age, years (median (range))

56 (29–88)

Time to relapse, months (median (range))a

25 (0–179)

Alive without disease

123

Relapse

23

Disease status unknown

3

Alive (censored)

136

Death

89

By tumor

68

By unknown causes

8

Not tumor-related (censored)

13


aOnly cases with recurrence are included in this calculation.

Fritz et al. Breast Cancer Research 2005 7:R374-R384   doi:10.1186/bcr1012

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