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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population and tissue groups

From: Vav2 protein overexpression marks and may predict the aggressive subtype of ductal carcinoma in situ

Patient tissue groups No. of samples (%) Patient age (years)
Mean (Median) Range
Normala 42 (100%) 55.6 (53) 29-85
CIS without invasion 35 (100%) 56.0 (58) 35-80
  DCIS 34 (97.1%) 56.1 (58) 35-80
  LCIS 1 (2.9%) 52.0 (52) 52-52
CIS with invasion 36 (100%) 54.1 (55) 29-74
  DCIS/T1mic 11 (30.6%) 54.5 (55) 38-74
  DCIS/IDC 21 (58.3%) 53.3 (55) 29-72
  LCIS/ILC 4(11.1%) 57.0 (59) 47-63
IBC 98 (100%) 57.8 (57) 28-88
  IDC 76 (77.5%) 56.4 (56) 28-88
  ILC 22 (22.5%) 62.6 (62) 32-87
  1. aHistologically normal breast epithelium from patients with breast cancer.