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Table.2 Patient characteristics (n = 26)

From: The utility of the standardized uptake value, metabolic tumor volume and total lesion glycolysis as predictive markers of recurrent breast cancer

Characteristic n (%)
Age (years)  
 < 50 years 11 (42.3%)
 > 50 years 15 (57.7%)
Menopause  
No 11 (42.3%)
Yes 15 (57.7%)
Obesity  
Normal (BMI 18.5–24.9) 20 (76.9%)
Obese (BMI ≥ 25) 6 (23.1%)
Recurrent tumor lesions  
Patient basis 26/26
Lesion basis  
 Locoregional recurrent 5
 Contralateral breast recurrent 16
 Lymph node metastasis  
  Right axillary 21
  Left axillary 6
 Distant metastasis 159
Treatment intention  
Yes 9 (34.6%)
No 17 (65.4%)
7th AJCC breast cancer TNM stage  
Low stage (stage I and II) 4 (15.4%)
High stage (stage III and IV) 22 (84.6%)
  1. *Descriptive statistics; n = frequency; % = percentage