Journal of Oncology / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Effects of BRCA Germline Mutations on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Prognosis

Table 1

Characteristics of 502 TNBC patients.

FactorRate (%)

Number of patients502100

Age at diagnosis (years)
Median55
Mean56
Range24–98

Clinical staging (cTNM)
I9719.5
II24649
III13226
IV275.5

Initial clinical tumor staging
cT071
cT111122
cT224849.5
cT35812
cT47615
No available data20.5

Initial clinical node staging
cN024348
cN118036
cN25811.5
cN3194
No available data20.5

HER2 expression
0 or 1+43186
2+, FISH negative7114

Histological type
NST41683
Lobular255
Medullar112
Apocrine112
Metaplastic204
Others204

G
1214
216533
331062
No available data61

Ki-67 expression
<14%14028
14–30%18336.5
>30%13326.5
No available data469

Vimentin expression assessed
Yes44388
No5912

Vimentin
Positive71/44316
Negative372/44384

Contralateral breast cancer418
Other primary cancer (other than contralateral breast cancer)459

FISH: fluorescence in situ hybridization.

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