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Table 5 Clinical and histopathological characteristics of TMA cases

From: Novel markers for differentiation of lobular and ductal invasive breast carcinomas by laser microdissection and microarray analysis

Features IDC ILC
G1 6 (7.5%) 15 (51.7%)
G2 57 (71.3%) 11 (37.9%)
G3 17 (21.2%) 3 (10.3%)
ER+ 57 (71.3%) 19 (65.5%)
PgR+ 50 (62.5%) 17 (58.6%)
HER-2+ 12 (15%) 1 (3.4%)
Bcl-2+ 13 (16.3%) 4 (13.8%)
N0 56 (70%) 21 (72.4%)
N1 16 (20%) 6 (20.7%)
N2 8 (10%) 2 (6.9%)
Total number of cases 80 29
  1. ER, estrogen receptor; G1-3, grade 1–3; IDC, invasive ductal carcinoma; ILC, invasive lobular carcinoma; N0–1, lymph node status; PgR, progesterone receptor; TMA, tissue microarray.