Table 1

Summary of clinical characteristics of patients sampled for this study

Characteristic

Number


Adjacent

34

Reduction

10

ER

Positive

21

Negative

12

Normal

10

NA

1

Total

44

HER2

Positive

8

Negative

22

Normal

10

NA

4

Total

44

PR

Positive

13

Negative

20

Normal

10

NA

1

Total

44

Lymph node status

Positive

14

Negative

20

Normal

10

NA

0

Total

44

Recurrence

Positive

5

Negative

38

Normal

0

NA

1

Total

44

Menopausal status

Post

16

Pre

13

Peri

1

NA

4

Surgical

10

Total

44

Age (mean ± SD)

52.18 ± 12.54

Tumor size (mean ± SD)

24.76 ± 14.06


ER, estrogen receptor; NA, not available; PR, progesterone receptor.

Finak et al. Breast Cancer Research 2006 8:R58   doi:10.1186/bcr1608

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