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Table 3 Rates of pathological complete response according to selected baseline radiological feature for TN 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 35 107 24.6  
Shadowing 3 21 12.5 0.19
Hypoechoic 24 94 20.3  
Non-hypoechoic 14 34 29.2 0.22
circumscribed 16 56 22.2  
Not circumscribed 22 72 23.4 0.86
calcification 8 28 22.2  
No calcification 30 100 23.1 1
spiculation 2 12 14.3  
No spiculation 36 116 23.7 0.42
Size AUC 0.525 0.75