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Table 1 Basal characteristics of 74 patients with invasive carcinoma of the breast.

From: Study of TLR3, TLR4 and TLR9 in breast carcinomas and their association with metastasis

CHARACTERISTICS WITHOUT RECURRENCE N(%) WITH RECURRENCE N(%)
Age (years)   
<57 14 (48.2) 29 (64.4)
>57 15 (51.8) 16 (35.6)
Menopausal status   
Premenopausal 11 (37.9) 11 (24.4)
Postmenopausal 18 (62.1) 34 (75.6)
Tumoral size   
T1 14 (48.2) 15 (33.3)
T2 15 (51.8) 30 (66.7)
Nodal status   
N- 14 (48.2) 22 (48.8)
N+ 15 (51.8) 23 (51.2)
Histological grade   
Well dif 11 (37.9) 10 (22.2)
Mod dif 15 (51.7) 20 (44.4)
Poorly dif 3 (10.4) 15 (33.4)
Nottingham pronostic index   
<3.4 10 (34.4) 12 (26.7)
3.4-5.4 16(55.1) 21 (46.6)
>5.4 3 (10.5) 12 (26.7)
Estrogen receptors   
Negative 10 (34.4) 28 (62.8)
Positive 19 (65.6) 17 (37.8)
Progesterone receptors   
Negative 11 (37.9) 32 (71,1)
Positive 18 (62.1) 13 (28,9)
Desmoplasia   
Negative 11 (37.9) 11 (24.4)
Positive 18 (62.1) 34 (75.5)
Peritumoral inflammation   
No 15 (51.7) 20 (44.4)
Mild 13 (44.8) 24 (53.3)
Intense 1 (3.5) 1 (2.3)
Tumor progress   
Expansive 16 (55.1) 17 (37.7)
Infiltrating 13 (44.9) 28 (62.3)
Mitosis   
<10 16 (55.1) 18 (40)
>10 13 (44.9) 27 (60)
Tumoral necrosis   
No 26 (89.6) 37 (82.2)
Focal 2 (6.9) 7 (15.5)
Extense 1 (3.5) 1 (2.3)