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Table 2 Rates of pathological complete response according to selected baseline radiological feature for HER-2 positive 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 37 59 38.5  
Shadowing 9 51 15.0 0.002
Hypoechoic 37 76 32.7  
Non-hypoechoic 9 34 20.9 0.15
circumscribed 10 12 45.4  
Not circumscribed 36 98 26.9 0.08
calcification 17 63 21.3  
No calcification 29 45 39.2 0.02
spiculation 2 37 5.1  
No spiculation 44 71 38.3 < 0.001
ER + ve 12 40   
ER -ve 11 15   0.08
Size AUC = 0.713 < 0.001