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Table 1 Primary tumour characteristics (N = 54)

From: Characteristics and outcome of breast cancer-related microangiopathic haemolytic anaemia: a multicentre study

Characteristics N %
Primary tumour size
 T1–2 32 61.5
 T3-T4 20 38.5
 NA 2  
Primary tumour histological type
 IC-NST 29 55.8
 Mixed with lobular componenta or ILC 23 44.2
 NA 2  
Nodal status
 N0 14 26.9
 N+ 38 73.1
 NA 2  
Histological grade
 Grade I–II 39 75.0
 Grade III 13 25.0
 NA 2  
IHC profile
 HR+/HER2− 33 68.7
 HER2+ 7 14.6
 HR−/HER2− 8 16.7
 NAb 6  
  1. NA not available, IHC immunohistochemistry, HR hormone receptors, IC-NST invasive carcinoma of no special type, ILC invasive lobular carcinoma
  2. aIn mixed ductal–lobular carcinoma, the lobular component constitutes ≥ 50% of the tumour
  3. bThese 6 cases were diagnosed before 2000 and have missing HER2+ status