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Table 1 Characteristics of patients and treatment and univariate analysis of breast cancer specific survival

From: Surgical treatment of breast cancer in patients aged 80 years or older – how much is enough?

Characteristic Subgroup Not dead due to breast cancer Dead due to breast cancer Univariate analysis
(N = 106) (N = 48)
American Society of Anaesthesiology score 1 or 2 71 29 0.43
3 or 4 35 19
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status 1 or 2 94 40 0.36
3 or 4 12 8
Preoperative hormonal treatment Yes 11 9 0.15
No 95 39
pT-stage pT1 or pT2 86 29 0.006
pT3 or pT4 20 19
pN-stage pN0 or unknown 69 14 0.001
pN1 or pN2 or pN3 37 34
Breast cancer surgical procedure Quadrantectomy 32 10 0.23
Mastectomy 74 38
Axillary lymphadenectomy Yes 51 36 0.002
No 55 12
Lymph node surgery Without 31 7 0.003
Sentinel node biopsy 24 4
Lymphadenectomy 51 37
Tumor differentiation 1 or 2 71 19 0.003
3 35 29
Oestrogen receptors Negative 9 11 0.014
Positive 97 37
Progesterone receptors Negative 29 35 0.97
Positive 77 13
Molecular subtype Hormone positive 96 38 0.047
Triple negative 5 8
HER-2 positive 5 2
Surgery in accordance with guidelines Yes 47 8 0.001
No 59 40
Adjuvant systemic therapy Tamoxifen 44 9 -
Aromatase inhibitor 49 33
Cytostatics 0 1
Trastuzumab 0 0
Without 13 5
Radiotherapy Yes 10 7 0.34
No 96 41