Table 2

Microsatellite alteration of plasma, tumor, and adjacent tissue DNA of breast cancer patients

Patient no.Age (yr)TypeaGradeNodepTNMDM1D17S1325D7S522D9S169D10S197Tp53ER
TPATPATPATPATPATPATPA
2874IDC21/18pT3N1biiiMo
2958IDC33/21pT2N1bivMo
3068IDC20/21pT2N0MoSSSS
3146IDC25/18pT4dNbiiiM1LLLLLSSS
3262IDC10/15pT1cNoMoLL
3350ILC20/20pT3NoMo
3450IDC30/17pT1cNoMoL
3575IDC2pT1cNxMo
3665ILC20/21pT2NoMo
3755IDC11/12pT1cN1biMoL
3872IDC1pT2NxMo
  • a IDC, invasive ductal carcinoma; ILC, invasive lobular carcinoma; T, tumor DNA; P, plasma DNA; A, adjacent tissue DNA; L, LOH; S, shift (appearance of new bands); −, absence of these findings.