Table 1

Patient Characteristics

TAM (n = 217)

FU (n = 216)

p value


Median age (range)

55 yrs (28-75)

55 yrs (26-75)


Time from surgery

2-5 years

121

120

p = 0.97

>5 years

96

96


Median time from surgery in months (range)

25 (25-288)

25 (25-294)

p = 0.99


Menopausal status

Premenopausal

33

33

p = 0.98

Postmenopausal

184

183


Stage at diagnosis

Tis

18

24

I

84

82

II

87

88

p = 0.52

III

28

18

Unknown

2

3


Nodal status

Positive

74

76

Negative

126

119

p = 0.72

Unknown

17

21


Previous hysterectomy

39

36

p = 0.72


Er status

ER+

75

68

ER-

68

58

p = 0.21

ER unknown

73

91


Previous medical treatment

Anthracyclines

44

40

CMF

87

80

LH-RH analogue for 2 years

11

13

p = 0.79

No treatment

75

83


Veronesi et al. BMC Cancer 2010 10:205   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-10-205

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