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Table 4 Predicted 8-year local recurrence free survival for selected patient and treatment characteristics

From: The significance of the Van Nuys prognostic index in the management of ductal carcinoma in situ

Characteristic Predicted 8 year local recurrence free survival (%) P value
Age   
   <60 83.0 0.68
   ≥ 60 82.7  
Re excision   
   Yes 80.4 0.48
   No 84.7  
Nuclear grade & comedo necrosis   
Non high grade, no comedo necrosis 89.9  
Non high grade with comedo necrosis 82.7 0.04
High grade with or without comedo necrosis 73.8  
Tumour size (mm)   
   ≤ 15 91.0  
   16–40 80.2 0.42
   >40 100  
Closest margin (mm)   
   <1 75.8 0.17
   1–10 86.5  
   >10 97.2  
VNPI   
   3–4 100  
   5–7 78.5 0.002
   8–9 67.9