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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of women who died from breast cancer. IMOAB, 2000–2007, Sao Luis—MA

From: Family history in breast cancer in São Luís, Maranhão, Brazil

Clinical characteristics f %
Family history of breast cancer
 No 29 53.7
 Yes 18 33.3
 Not declared 7 13.0
Tumor localization
 Right 24 44.4
 Left 21 38.9
 Bilateral 7 13.0
 Not declared 2 3.7
Histological type
 Invasive ductal carcinoma 45 83.3
 Invasive ductal and lobular carcinoma 4 7.4
 Carcinoma SOE 2 3.7
 Lobular carcinoma 1 1.9
 Invasive ductal carcinoma associated to Paget’s disease 1 1.9
 Comedocarcinoma SOE 1 1.9
Cancer stage
 II 13 24.0
 III 27 50
 IV 14 26.0
Lymph node invasion
 Yes 36 66.7
 No 16 29.6
 Not declared 2 3.7
Metastasis
 Bone 23 42.6
 Lung 19 35.2
 Liver 15 27.8
 Brain 11 20.4
 Pleura 4 7.4
 Others 4 7.4