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Table 1 Demographic data of patients analyzed

From: Transcriptional expression of 8 genes predicts pathological response to first-line docetaxel + trastuzumab-based neoadjuvant chemotherapy

Clinical parameters Frozen samples n = 45 FFPE samples n = 34
Age   
≤50 28 24
>50 17 10
Hormone receptors   
Estrogen Receptors - 18 15
Estrogen Receptors + 27 19
Progesterone Receptors - 24 17
Progesterone Receptors + 21 17
Grade   
1 4 2
2 23 19
3 16 11
Not available 2 2
Tumour size   
2-4 cm 23 18
>4 cm 7 5
Not available 15 11
Pathological response   
pCR 18 12
non-pCR 27 22