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Table 4 Histo-pathological findings and treatment of the respondents

From: Diagnosis delay of breast cancer and its associated factors in Malaysian women

  Frequency (%)
Benign Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) (n = 241) 31 (12.9)
False-negative mammogram (n = 136) 12 (8.8)
Invasive ductal carcinoma 293 (89.3)
Stage of breast cancer  
   I 17 (5.2)
   II 127 (38.7)
   III 147 (44.8)
   IV 37 (11.3)
Bloom Richardson Grade  
   1 55 (16.8)
   2 150 (45.7)
   3 123 (37.5)
Estrogens receptor  
   Positive 158 (48.2)
   Negative 149 (45.4)
   Not known 21 (6.4)
Progesterone receptor  
   Positive 165 (50.3)
   Negative 142 (43.3)
   Not known 21 (6.4)
C-erb B2  
   Positive 114 (34.8)
   Negative 141 (43.0)
   Not known 73 (22.2)