Table 1.

The characteristics of breast cancer patients included in the study

Stage I, N = 53Stage II, N = 89
Age (y)Range32-8033-78
MenopausePremenopause7 (13%)23 (26%)
Postmenopause45 (85%)58 (65%)
Unknown1 (2%)8 (9%)
Histologic typeInvasive ductal carcinoma44 (83%)73 (82%)
Invasive lobular carcinoma4 (8%)12 (13%)
Other5 (9%)4 (5%)
ProgressionDisease free26 (49%)34 (38%)
Progressed27 (51%)55 (62%)
Node status053 (100%)30 (34%)
1-441 (46%)
>418 (20%)
Tumor size (cm)T1 (<2)53 (100%)32 (36%)
T2 (2< × <5)57 (64%)
RadiotherapyYes46 (87%)73 (82%)
No6 (11%)13 (15%)
Unknown1 (2%)3 (3%)
Hormone therapyYes33 (62%)55 (62%)
No19 (36%)32 (36%)
Unknown1 (2%)2 (2%)
ChemotherapyYes4 (8%)53 (60%)
No49 (92%)34 (38%)
Unknown0 (0%)2 (2%)