Table 1

Pathological parameters of 40 node-negative invasive ductal carcinomas

Numbers are median values.

ParameterWithout progression (n = 20)With progression (n = 20)
Tumor diameter, mm (range)21.0 (10.0–35.0)20.0 (10.0–50.0)
Grade III tumors (%)1040
No. of lymph nodes per axilla (range)17 (10–24)20 (11–33)
No. of axillae with micrometastases22