Table 1

Clinical characteristics of the studied 54 operable breast cancer patients

Clinical dataNo. of patients (%)
Age
 ≤35 years0 (0)
 >35 but ≤60 years27 (50)
 >60 years27 (50)
Menopausal status
 Premenopausal17 (31.4)
 Postmenopausal37 (68.6)
Family history of breast cancer
 Positive16 (29.6)
 Negative34 (63)
 Unknown4 (7.4)
Grade
 I7 (13)
 II24 (44.4)
 III23 (42.6)
Pathological tumor size
 ≤2 cm26 (48.1)
 >2 cm but ≤5 cm22 (40.8)
 >5 cm6 (11.1)
Pathological stage
 I18 (33.3)
 II28 (51.9)
 III8 (14.8)
Nodal status
 Negative31 (57.4)
 1–3 positive lymph nodes14 (26)
 >3 positive lymph nodes9 (16.6)
Estrogen receptors
 Positive37 (68.6)
 Negative13 (24)
 Unknown4 (7.4)
Progesterone receptors
 Positive36 (66.6)
 Negative14 (26)
 Unknown4 (7.4)
Surgical procedure
 Mastectomy & axillary evacuation22 (40.7)
 Tumorectomy & axillary evacuation32 (59.3)