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Fig. 5 | Breast Cancer Research

Fig. 5

From: Radiologic complete response (rCR) in contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (CE-MRI) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for early breast cancer predicts recurrence-free survival but not pathologic complete response (pCR)

Fig. 5

Kaplan-Meier curves for recurrence-free survival (RFS) (a) and oveall survival (OS) (b) according to pathologic complete response (pCR) and radiologic complete response (rCR), respectively. Patients achieving both pCR and rCR (n = 53) had an excellent prognosis for both RFS (1 event) and overall survival (0 events). Patients achieving a pCR but no rCR (n = 18) had a significantly higher risk of recurrence (4 events), but not of death (1 event)

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