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Table 2 Type of treatments according to BRCA status

From: Tumor characteristics and prognosis in familial breast cancer

  BRCA-positive BRCA-wild type Sporadic p-value
N % N % N %  
Type of surgery N = 33 N = 64 N = 1825 0.03
 Mastectomy 19 58 27 42 670 37  
 Conservative 14 42 37 58 1155 63  
Adjuvant therapy N = 32 N = 66 N = 1826 <0.0001
 No therapy 3 9 16 24 88 5  
 Only CT 13 41 18 27 400 22  
 Only HT 4 13 15 23 437 24  
 CT + HT 12 37 17 26 901 49  
  1. The 21 patients carrying variants of unknown significance were excluded from the analysis
  2. CT chemotherapy, HT hormone therapy