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Table 4 Clinical progress of study population

From: Evolutionary aspects of non-metastatic breast cancer after primary treatment in a sub-Saharan African setting: a 16-year retrospective review at the Douala general hospital, Cameroon

Adverse event Frequency (%)
Local recurrence  68(26.2)
Distant metastases  74(28.5)
All cases of recurrence  142(54.6)
Total case files included 260(100)
Sites of recurrence
 Chest wall 68(26.2)
 Brain 14(5.4)
 Bone 24(9.2)
 Liver 7(2.7)
 Lung 22(8.5)
 Lymph nodes 18(6.9)
 Bone and brain 2(0.8)
 Bone and lung 5(1.9)
 Liver and lung 1(0.4)
 Brain and lung 3(1.2)
 Brain and liver 1(0.4)
Sequelae
 1. Lymphatic: lymphoedema of arm 17(6.5)
 2. Pulmonary: lung fibrosis 4(1.5)
 3. Neurologic: plexopathy 1(0.4)
 4. Dermatologic: skin fibrosis 1(0.4)
  radiodermatitis 1(0.4)
 5. Vascular: telangiectasia 1(0.4)
 6. Bone: rib fracture 1(0.4)
All cases with sequelae 26(10.8)