Clinicopathological characteristics of patients

Total Number of Patients
n = 162
Median age (years)Range
 5427–78
Tumor sizen
 Tx1
 T170
 T281
 T310
LN statusn
 N064
 N156
 N232
 N310
AJCC stage (TNM)n
 I45
 IIA38
 IIB34
 IIIA34
 IIIBXa
 IIIC11
Graden
 14
 286
 372
Hormone receptorn
 positive127
 negative35
HER-2/neun
 positive41
 negative121

aStage IIIB patients were not eligible