Table 1

Patient characteristics and treatment
Total (pT1a and pT1b) pT1a pT1b
N. of patients 402 82 320
Distribution by age
18–34 7 (1.7%) 2 (2.4%) 5 (1.6%)
35–49 85 (21.1%) 19 (23.2%) 66 (20.6%)
50–69 230 (57.2%) 47 (57.3%) 183 (57.2%)
≥ 70 80 (19.9%) 14 (17.1%) 66 (20.6%)
Menopausal status
Pre- 101 (25.1%) 25 (30.5%) 76 (23.8%)
Post- 293 (72.9%) 54 (65.9%) 239 (74.6%)
Missing 8 (2.0%) 3 (3.6%) 5 (1.6%)
Surgery:
Breast conservative surgery 346 (86.0%) 65 (79.3%) 281 (87.8%)
Mastectomy 56 (13.9%) 17 (20.7%) 39 (12.2%)
Node sentinel biopsy
Yes 319 (79.4%) 64 (78.0%) 255 (79.7%)
No 83 (20.6%) 18 (22.0%) 65 (20.3%)
Axillary nodal dissection
Yes 137 (34.1%) 31 (37.8%) 106 (33.1%)
No 265 (65.9%) 51 (62.2%) 214 (66.9%)
Radiotherapy
Yes 317/402 (78.9%) 58/82 (70.7%) 259/320 (81.0%)
No 85/402 (21.1%) 24/82 (29.3%) 61/320 (19.0%)

Gori et al.

Gori et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:158   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-158

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