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Table 4 Pathological characteristics of MR-detected intramammary breast cancers and extramammary cancers at surveillance breast MR imaging in women with a personal history of breast cancer

From: Breast magnetic resonance imaging for surveillance of women with a personal history of breast cancer: outcomes stratified by interval between definitive surgery and surveillance MR imaging

      Subsequent cancer Initial primary breast cancer
Age range, years Location Final assessment Type of surgery Initial surgery intervala Pathology Size, mm TNM ER PR HER2 Pathology Size, mm TNM ER PR HER2
35–40 contralateral breast BI-RADS 3 Mastectomy 60.0 IDC 9 T1bN0M0 pos pos neg IDC 30 T2N1M0 neg neg neg
50–55 contralateral breast BI-RADS 4 BCS 56.3 DCIS 15 TisN0M0 pos pos neg DCIS 15 TisN0M0 pos pos neg
45–50 contralateral breast BI-RADS 4 BCS 24.7 Mucinous carcinoma 7 T1bN0M0 pos pos neg DCIS with microinvasion 1 T1miN0M0 pos pos neg
40–45 contralateral breast BI-RADS 4 BCS 38.7 ILC 11 T1cN0M0 pos pos neg IDC 26 T2N0M0 pos pos neg
70–75 sternum Suspicious for malignancy BCS 81.5 N/A IDC 23 T2N0M0 pos neg neg
60–65 mediastinum Suspicious for malignancy BCS 60.4 Metastatic carcinoma pos neg neg ILC 26 T2N0M0 pos neg neg
45–50 chest wall Suspicious for malignancy Mastectomy 60.4 Metastatic carcinoma pos neg neg IDC 10 T1bN0M0 pos pos neg
  1. BCS breast conservation surgery, IDC invasive ductal carcinoma, DCIS ductal carcinoma in situ, ILC invasive lobular carcinoma, N/A not available
  2. aInterval between initial surgery and surveillance breast MR examination by which the subsequent cancer was detected (months)
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