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Table 1 Main patient characteristics

From: Comparative benefit from small tumour size and adjuvant chemotherapy: clues for explaining breast cancer mortality decline

Characteristic Controls CMF
Number of patients 179 207
Tumour size   
T1 95 103
T2/T3 84 104
Axillary positive nodes   
1–3 126 140
> 3 53 67
Menopausal status   
Pre-menopause 87 104
Post-menopause 92 103
  1. T1: tumour size ≤ 2 cm; T2/T3: tumour size > 2 cm.