Table 1.

Patient with breast cancer characteristics.

Pretreatment group, n = 18Neoadjuvant chemotherapy group, n = 15Tumor recurrence group, n = 9
Age (years)65.3 ± 8.958.9 ± 10.164.3 ± 7.9
BMI32.7 ± 9.330.4 ± 7.533.7 ± 7.7
Ethnicity
 Caucasian83%80%100%
 African American17%20%0%
Tumor classification
 Ductal89%80%88%
 Lobular11%7%12%
 Other0%13%0%
 Estrogen receptor-α positive (ER+)39%21.5%38%
 ER−, progesterone receptor+ (PR+)0%7%0%
 TNBC (ER−, PR−, HER2−)39%43%25%
 ER+/HER2+11%7%25%
 HER2+11%21.5%12%
  • Note: Numbers for patient age and BMI represent mean ± SD. There are no significant differences between the treatment groups.