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Table 1 Clinicopathological features of inflammatory breast cancer (IBC), non-IBC breast cancer patients and controls

From: miRNAs in Sera of Tunisian patients discriminate between inflammatory breast cancer and non-inflammatory breast cancer

Patient characteristics IBC Non-IBC Healthy
N = 20 (% ) N = 20 (%) N = 20 (%)
Age range 34-70 29-78   21-80
Mean age 49.0 50.2   45.5
Menopausal status       
Pre-menopausal 10 50% 10 50% 10 50%
Post-menopausal 10 50% 10 50% 10 50%
Histological grade       
I 0 0% 0 0%   
II 9 45% 7 35%   
III 11 55% 13 65%   
Node status       
N0 2 10% 7 35%   
N1 16 0% 13 65%   
N2 2 10% 0 0%   
N3 0 80% 0 0%   
Tumor       
T1 0 0% 0 0%   
T2 0 0% 6 30%   
T3 0 0% 13 65%   
T4 20 100% 1 5%   
Metastasis       
M0 14 70% 4 20%   
M1 0 0% 2 10%   
Unknown 6 30% 14 70%   
ER status       
Positive 3 15% 11 55%   
Negative 17 85% 9 45%   
PR status       
Positive 4 20% 11 55%   
Negative 16 80% 9 45%   
HER2 status       
Positive 13 65% 13 65%   
Negative 7 35% 7 35%