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Table 1 Clinicopathological features of the patients

From: Ultrasound-guided dual-localization for axillary nodes before and after neoadjuvant chemotherapy with clip and activated charcoal in breast cancer patients: a feasibility study

Characteristics Number of patients
Menopausal status
 Premenopausal 20 (71%)
 Postmenopausal 8 (29%)
Clinical T stage
 T1 3 (11%)
 T2 19 (68%)
 T3 3 (11%)
 T4 3 (11%)
Clinical N stage
 N1 19 (68%)
 N2 5 (18%)
 N3 4 (14%)
Histologic tumor characteristic
 Ductal 26 (93%)
 Ductal vs. lobular 2 (7%)
Nuclear grade
 Low 0
 Moderate 13 (46%)
High 15 (54%)
Histologic gradea
 Low 3 (11%)
 Intermediate 11 (39%)
 High 6 (21%)
 Missing 8 (29%)
HR status
 Negative 11 (39%)
 Positive 17 (61%)
HER2 status
 Negative 20 (71%)
 Positive 8 (29%)
  1. HR hormone receptor, HER2 human epidermal growth factor receptor 2
  2. aModified Scarff–Bloom–Richardson grading system