Table 5

Prognostic factors for overall survival on univariate analysis (log-rank test) in all patients (n = 114)

Patients n = 114%χ2P
Clinical stage IV393461.52<0.0001
Cytokeratin-positive cells in bone marrow675912.670.0004
Cytokeratin-positive cells in peripheral blood282512.490.0004
Pre- versus postmenopausal53463.910.047
Ductal versus other histology99871.990.157
Estrogen receptor negative versus estrogen receptor positive40351.790.181