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Table 7 Metastasis patterns in patients with luminal subtypes according to the time to diagnosis of breast cancer recurrence

From: Factors that predict recurrence later than 5 years after initial treatment in operable breast cancer

Site of first recurrence Time to recurrence Total (n = 206) p
<5 years (n = 101) ≥5 years (n = 105)
Pulmonary metastasis 71 (70.2) 83 (79.0) 154 0.150
Bone metastasis 58 (57.4) 50 (47.6) 108 0.160
Brain metastasis 9 (8.9) 4 (3.8) 13 0.134
Liver metastasis 20 (19.8) 15 (14.2) 35 0.294
LN metastasis 13 (12.8) 24 (22.8) 37 0.062
Skin metastasis 20 (19.8) 19 (18.0) 39 0.756