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Table 2 Relation of Clinical staging with grade and hormonal (HR) status showing feasibility of BCS after neoadjuvant chemotherapy

From: Feasibility of breast conservation after neoadjuvant taxene based chemotherapy in locally advanced breast cancer: a Prospective Phase I trial

Clinical Stage N Grade HR
   G II G III HR + HR -
T3N0 10 (8) 8 (6) 2 (2) 9 (8) 1 (0)
T3N1 25 (20) 16 (12) 9 (8) 22 (17) 3 (3)
T3N2 6 (4) 4 (2) 2 (2) 3 (1) 3 (3)
T2N2 4 (4) 2 (2) 2 (2) 3 (3) 1 (1)
Total 45 (36) 30 (22) 15 (14) 37 (29) 8 (7)
  1. N.B.: Numbers between brackets refer to numbers of patients whose post chemotherapy tumour size ≤5 cm and were candidates for BCS in different stage groups according to grade and HR status.