TABLE 1

Patient and Tumor Characteristics

CharacteristicData
Tumors (n)26
 Patients (n)23
Age of patients (y)
 Median ± SD54.9 ± 10.2
 Range32–73
Tumor size (mm)
 Median ± SD25.1 ± 19.8
 Range4–80
Tumor type (n)
 Invasive ductal carcinoma23
 Invasive lobular carcinoma2
 Invasive tubular carcinoma1
Tumor stage (n)
 T115
 T25
 T35
 T41
Nodal stage (n)
 N015
 N14
 N22
 N34