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Table 1 Summary of the patient and tissue materials with clinico-pathologic characteristics of the breast carcinomas

From: PTTG1-interacting protein (PTTG1IP/PBF) predicts breast cancer survival

  All subtypes TNBC
No. of patients
  All carcinomas 401  
Triple-negative carcinomas 47 96
Patient characteristics
  Mean age at diagnosis (range) (years) 56 (39 - 78) 62 (32-93)
Axillary lymph node positive (%) 187 (46%) 33 (35%)
Mean tumor size (range) (cm) 2.4 (0.2-10.0) 2.7 (0.8-18.0)
Histological type (%)
 Infiltrating ductal 332 (82%) 96 (100%)
 Special type 72 (18%) 0
Intrinsic subtype (%)
 Luminal 281 (69%) 0
 Her2-amplified 51 (15%) 0
 Triple-negative 47 (17%) 96 (100%)
Breast cancer deaths (%) 141 (35%) 21 (22%)
  1. The table summarizes the two patient materials applied, the first one consisting of all breast cancer subtypes of the intrinsic classification and the second one representing triple negative breast carcinomas (TNBC)