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Table 1 Characteristics of the patient cohorta

From: Allele-specific regulation of FGFR2 expression is cell type-dependent and may increase breast cancer risk through a paracrine stimulus involving FGF10

Characteristics Data
Total number of patients 98
BRCA1/2 mutation carriers, n (%) 10 (10%)
Diagnosis
   Mean age at diagnosisb, years (±SD) 55 (±14)
   Invasive breast cancer, n 83
   In situ breast cancer, n 8
   Prophylactic surgery, no cancer, n 7
Tumor characteristics (n = 91)
   ER status 54 positive, 20 negative, 17 unknown
  1. aSD: standard deviation; ER: estrogen receptor. bAge at diagnosis of breast cancer. The seven patients who underwent prophylactic surgery were excluded from this analysis.