Table 3

Association of tumour size and lymph node status in triple-negative and non-triple-negative breast cancer

Non-Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Triple Negative Breast Cancer


LNS

None

1 < LNS < 3

LNS > 3

None

1 < LNS < 3

LNS > 3

TS


Tumour Size < 2 cm

66.7%

22.7%

10.7%

60.8%

32.1%

7.1%

Tumour Size 2-5 cm

39.4%

26.1%

34.5%

56.7%

19.8%

23.5%

Tumour Size > 5 cm

19.4%

33.3%

47.2%

22.2%

33.3%

44.5%


Statistics

(N = 276)

P-value*

< 0.0001

(N = 145)

P-value*

< 0.001


Albergaria et al. BMC Cancer 2011 11:299   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-11-299

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