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Table 4 Tumor characteristics (based on final pathology)

From: The impact of use of an intraoperative margin assessment device on re-excision rates

Tumor composition
 IDC 37 22.4%
 DCIS 32 19.4%
 IDC + DCIS 75 45.5%
 ILC 11 6.7%
 ILC + DCIS 1 0.6%
 IPC 2 1.2%
 ITC 4 2.4%
 ITC + DCIS 1 0.6%
 PCIS 1 0.6%
 Metastatic sarcoma 1 0.6%
Tumor grade:   
 Invasive grade
  1 41 35%
  2 56 47%
  3 21 18%
 In-Situ grade
  1 20 20%
  2 52 51%
  3 29 29%
Tumor/lesion size (cm)
 Mean (STD) 1.5 (1.1)  
 <1 51 35%
 1 to 2 58 40%
 >2 35 24%
  1. IDC: Invasive Ductal Carcinoma; ILC: Invasive Lobular Carcinoma; DCIS: Ductal Carcinoma In-situ; IPC: Invasive Papillary Carcinoma; ITC: Invasive Tubular Carcinoma; PCIS: Papillary Carcinoma In-situ.