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Table 1 Rates of pathological complete response according to selected baseline radiological feature for all tumours

From: Are baseline ultrasound and mammographic features associated with rates of pathological completes response in patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy for breast cancer?

  pCR Non pCR % pCR p value
No shadowing 76 215 26.1  
Shadowing 16 137 10.5 < 0.001
Hypoechoic 67 241 21.8  
Non-hypoechoic 25 111 18.4 0.42
Circumscribed 26 72 26.5  
Not circumscribed 66 280 19.1 0.11
Calcification 25 126 16.6  
No calcification 67 224 23.0 0.11
Spiculation 7 114 5.8  
No spiculation 85 236 26.5 < 0.001
Size AUC 0.588 0.059