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Table 2 Patient characteristics.

From: Short- and long-term cause-specific survival of patients with inflammatory breast cancer

Years of diagnosis 1975–77 1978–80 1981–83 1984–86 1987–89 1990–92 1993–95
No. of patients 134 145 181 210 258 340 416
Race:        
White 117 124 162 184 207 276 352
Black 16 15 9 19 37 49 40
Others 1 6 8 7 13 15 24
Unknown 0 0 2 0 1 0 0
Age:        
Median 58 56 60 56 55 59 56
Range 26–97 29–91 22–89 25–91 25–101 34–94 26–97
Stage:        
Localized 6 3 6 1 1 5 5
Regional 84 100 101 41 27 20 21
Distant 35 37 72 161 218 304 385
Unstaged 9 5 2 7 12 11 5
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