Table 4

The pathological grade of 1,867 invasive breast cancers
DBGPs Grade I Grade II Grade III Total
FYa + FYb + 17 (9.0%) 135 (71.8%) 36 (19.1%) 188 (100%)
FYa + FYb- 105 (7.0%) 1077 (72.2%) 310 (20.8%) 1492 (100%)
FYa-FYb + § 5 (8.2%) 38 (62.3%) 18 (29.5%) 61 (100%)
FYa-FYb- 1 (7.7%) 9 (69.2%) 3 (23.1%) 13 (100%)
Total 128 (7.3%) 1259 (71.8%) 367 (20.9%) 1754 (100%)

18 cases of FYa + FYb + phenotypes had no pathological grades as follows: one case of supplementary radical surgery; three cases mucinous carcinoma; 14 cases of invasive lobular breast cancer.

94 cases of FYa + FYb- phenotypes had not pathological grading as follows: 10 cases of supplementary radical operation; 45 cases of invasive lobular breast cancer; 37 cases of mucinous carcinoma; two cases of occult breast cancer.

§ One case of mucinous carcinoma.

Liu et al.

Liu et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:374   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-374

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