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Table 6 Association of different pathological types of breast carcinoma, hormone receptor status and hormone receptor groups in different density grades

From: Evaluation of volumetric breast density as a risk factor for breast carcinoma in pre- and postmenopausal women, its association with hormone receptor status and breast carcinoma subtypes defined by histology and tumor markers

Groups VDG a
(n = 1)
VDG b
(n = 28)
VDG c
(n = 107)
VDG d
(n = 49)
Total P value
Infiltrating ductal carcinoma 1 25 104 45 175 0.312
Invasive lobular carcinoma 0 0 1 0 1  
Malignant phyllodes 0 0 0 2 2  
Mucinous carcinoma 0 0 0 1 1  
Primary lymphoma of breast 0 1 0 0 1  
DCIS 0 0 1 0 1  
Paget's disease 0 0 0 1 1  
Neuroendocrine tumor 0 1 0 0 1  
Invasive papillary carcinoma 0 0 1 0 1  
Carcino-sarcoma 0 1 0 0 1  
Ki 67#       
 ≤ 14 1 0 1 1 3  
 > 14 0 1 5 5 11  
 ER* 1 7 29 18 55 0.263
 PR* 1 7 25 21 54 0.197
 Her 2-neu* 0 4 26 8 38 0.75
Hormone receptor groups
 Triple-negative 0 5 22 10 37 < 0.001
 Her2 positive 0 3 23 5 31 0.237
 Luminal 1 8 30 20 59 0.867
  1. #Available in 14
  2. *Available in 127