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Table 1 Demographics

From: Impact of breast cancer surgery on angiogenesis circulating biomarkers: a prospective longitudinal study

  Group A (benign breast disease) Group B (breast cancer patients)
Number of patients 6 10
Median age (years) 37 (range, 28–47) 55 (range, 36–76)
Disease Fibroadenoma Invasive ductal carcinoma
Disease site
Right breast 3/6 8/10
Left breast 3/6 2/10
Surgical procedure
WLE 6/6 -
WLE + ALND - 5/10
MRM + ALND - 5/10
T stage
T1 - 0/10
T2 - 5/10
T3 - 5/10
N status
N0 - 6/10
N1 - 3/10
N2 - 1/10
Grade
2 - 9/10
3 - 1/10
Hormonal receptor status
ER+ - 10/10
PR+ - 10/10
HER2 status
0 - 4/10
1 - 2/10
2 - 4/10
Blood samples PRE, day 3 PRE, day 3, day 7
  1. ALND axillary lymph node dissection, ER estrogen receptors, MRM modified radical mastectomy, PR progesterone receptors, PRE day before surgery, WLE wide local excision.