Table 1

Clinical characteristics of 228 node-negative breast cancer patients

No. of patients
Median age (range; yrs)52.9 (26–85)
Menopausal status
Premenopausal119
Postmenopausal109
Tumor size
T1 (<2.0 cm)52
T2 (2.1–5.0 cm)104
T3 (>5.1 cm)12
Histological type
a1, papillo-tubular61
a2, solid tubular75
a3, scirrhous71
b, special type21
ER status
ER−115
ER+113
PgR status
PgR−85
PgR+139
Disease-free survival
Disease free214
Relapse14