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Table 2 Characteristics of breast cancer (BC) patients and healthy controls

From: Feasibility of urinary microRNA detection in breast cancer patients and its potential as an innovative non-invasive biomarker

  BC patients healthy controls p value
N 24 24  
Median age, y 54 52 0.070
Histology    
Invasive ductal 22   
Invasive lobular 2   
Tumor stage    
pT1 13   
pT2 8   
pT3 3   
Nodal status    
pN0 15   
pN1 5   
pN2 4   
Grading    
G1 2   
G2 13   
G3 9   
Hormone receptor status    
ER positive 22   
PR positive 20   
HER2neu status    
Positive 2   
Mastectomy    
Yes 4   
No 20   
  1. Relevant characteristics of 24 BC patients and 24 healthy controls are demonstrated.