Table 1

Demographics of patients receiving primary tamoxifen

No.
Total no. of patients54
Median age (yrs) (range)83 (69–93)
Tumor size
T1 (<2 cm)6
T2 (2–5 cm)31
T3 (>5 cm)10
T4 (locally advanced)7
Axillary nodes
Node positive10
Node negative44
Response
CR4
Partial response27
Stable disease20
PD3
Pretreatment biologic markers
ER49
PgR52
Ki6743
SPF39
Ploidy47
Relapses10