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Table 1 Clinical and histopathological characteristics of the Hamburg and the Innsbruck cohorts of breast cancer patients

From: L1CAM is expressed in triple-negative breast cancers and is inversely correlated with Androgen receptor

  Hamburg n = Innsbruck n =
Total number of cases 219 60
Patient data available 198 53
Date of surgery: 1990 - 2003 2001 - 2010
Age:   
  Mean (year) 56.8 58.7
  Median (year) 56.6 58.5
  Range 29.3 - 93.5 33 - 84
Stage (pT)   
  1 51 3
  2 122 27
  3 10 28
  4 10 0
  Unknown 5 2
Nodal status   
  Negative 137 33
  Positive 60 25
  Unknown 1 2
Grading   
  G1 20 1
  G2 81 42
  G3 92 15
  Unknown 5 0
Histological type   
  Ductal 141 60
  Lobular 31 0
  Others 22 0
  Unknown 4 0
Estrogen receptor (ER) status1   
  Positive 149 0
  Negative 41 60
  Unknown 8 0
Progesterone receptor (PR) status1   
  Positive 125 0
  Negative 65 60
  Unknown 8 0
HER2 (ErbB2) status2   
  Positive 44 0
  Negative 152 60
  Unknown 2 0
Molecular subtype2   
  Luminal 121 0
  HER2-positive 45 0
  Triple-negative 30 60
  Unknown 2 0
Adjuvant chemotherapy   
  Yes 124 56
  No 69 2
  Unknown 5 2
Follow-up period (months)   
  Mean 120.4 67.4
  Median 132.0 62.9
Recurrences 72 9
Died of disease 56 8
  1. 1based on routine immunohistochemical ER/PR staining.
  2. 2based on mRNA data using the cut-off values as described [23].