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Table 1 Clinicopathologic characteristics of the patients

From: Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-1 mRNA overexpression in peripheral blood as a useful prognostic marker in breast cancer

Factors No. %
Patients enrolled 515 100.0
Age (mean ± SD) 55.5 ± 11.5  
Tumor size   
   Tis 6 1.2
   T0 3 0.6
   T1 193 37.5
   T2 272 52.8
   T3 34 6.6
   T4 7 1.3
Lymphnode metastasis   
   negative 342 66.4
   positive 173 33.6
Lymphatic involvement   
   negative 316 61.4
   positive 199 38.6
Vascular involvement   
   negative 481 93.4
   positive 34 6.6
Nuclear grade   
   I/II 346 67.2
   III 169 32.8
Hormone receptor   
   negative 123 23.9
   positive 392 76.1
HER-2/NEU   
   negative 319 61.9
   positive 50 9.7
   unknown 146 28.4
CEA   
   <5.0 452 87.8
   >5.1 24 4.7
   unknown 39 7.5
Stage   
   0 6 1.2
   I 155 30.1
   II 316 61.3
   III 38 7.4
Recurrence   
   negative 438 85.0
   positive 77 15.0
Prognosis   
   alive 488 94.8
   dead 27 5.2
  1. SD, standard deviation
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