Table 1

Clinical-pathological features of the cohort of 51 ER-α –positive/necrosis-positive breast carcinomas

DCISInvasive ductal
Type3120
Grade *
 Low23
 Moderate2011
 High96
Necrosis
 <10%127
 10–25%1210
 >25%73
ER-α IHC score
 0–220
 3–450
 5–6154
 7–8916
  • Abbreviations; DCIS, ductal carcinoma in situ; IHC, immunohistochemistry.

  • * Histological grading was according to the Van Nuys Grading system for DCIS and the Nottingham Grading system for invasive breast cancer.