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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Prediction of breast cancer sensitivity to neoadjuvant chemotherapy based on status of DNA damage repair proteins

Characteristic factor Number of patients Characteristic factor Number of patients
Age at treatment start   Cancer stage  
   Median 50    I 0
   Range 34-68    II 53
Lymph node metastasis      III 5
   Negative 36    IV 2
   Positive 24 Intrinsic subtype*  
Tumor stage      Luminal A 37
   T1 0    Luminal B 6
   T2 54    HER2 11
   T3 6    Basal-like 6
   T4 0 Total 60
  1. * intrinsic subtypes were approximated by immunohistochemical receptor status. HER, human epidermal growth factor receptor.