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Table 1 Clinicopathologic characteristics of the primary tumours

From: Association between gene expression profile of the primary tumor and chemotherapy response of metastatic breast cancer

  N %
Age at diagnosis, years <50 68 55,7%
>50 54 44,3%
Histology Ductal 105 86,8%
Lobular 12 9,9%
Other 4 3,3%
Tumour grade 1 9 7,6%
2 69 58,5%
3 40 33,9%
Lymph node status none 35 30,2%
1–3 positive 35 30,2%
>3 positive 46 39,7%
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy no 100 82,6%
yes 21 17,4%
Adjuvant therapy none 23 19,0%
only CT 39 32,2%
only HT 15 12,4%
CT + HT 44 36,4%
  1. Abbreviations: CT chemotherapy, HT hormonal therapy