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Table 5 Characteristics of patients who expired and causes of death

From: Comparison of accelerated partial breast irradiation via multicatheter interstitial brachytherapy versus whole breast radiation

Age at Diagnosis APBI Class T stage Histology Grade Biomarker Pattern Adjuvant Treatment Radiation Modality Time to Death (months) Cause of Death
77.5 cautionary 2 ductal II +/+/- R + E APBI 43.76 CAD*, Anoxic Brain Injury after V Fib episode
35.6 unsuitable 2 ductal III -/-/+ R APBI 60.35 Recreational Drug Overdose
45.4 unsuitable 2 ductal II +/+/- R + C + E APBI 74.68 Breast Cancer
81.8 acceptable 1a ductal II +/+/- R APBI 2.83 Stroke/Fall
57.4 cautionary 1a ductal I +/+/- R APBI 8.25 Cirrhosis* with Hepatocellular Cancer
51.6 cautionary 1a ductal III +/-/- R + E APBI 35.91 Colon Cancer*
66.5 cautionary 1a ductal III -/-/- R APBI 41.95 Myelodysplastic Syndrome
34.7 unsuitable 1b tubular I +/+/- R APBI 2.96 Urosepsis
79.1 acceptable 1b ductal II +/+/- R + E APBI 16.33 CAD*, MI
80.2 acceptable 1b ductal I +/+/- R APBI 32.20 COPD*
72.3 acceptable 1b ductal I +/+/- R + E APBI 33.71 High Grade Sarcoma*
70.7 cautionary 1b ductal III -/-/- R APBI 46.29 Breast Cancer
50.2 cautionary 1c ductal III -/-/- R + C APBI 5.95 Chemotherapy Toxicity
58.6 cautionary 1c ductal III -/-/- R APBI 13.50 Ovarian Cancer*
66.1 acceptable 1c ductal II +/+/- R + E APBI 56.48 Melanoma
68.8 acceptable 1c ductal II +/+/- R + E APBI 58.48 CHF/COPD*
66.8 acceptable 1c ductal I +/+/- R + E APBI 80.89 Stroke
49.1 unsuitable Is DCIS II +/+/- R APBI 13.70 Polycystic Kidney Disease*
67.1 cautionary Is DCIS III -/-/+ R APBI 74.35 Pneumonia (Restrictive Lung Disease*)
70.93 acceptable 1b ductal I +/+/- R + E WBI 14.78 M. avium infection (Chronic bronchiectasis*)
68.55 cautionary 1b ductal III +/+/- R WBI 22.01 Breast cancer
68.76 acceptable 1c mucinous II +/+/- R + E WBI 23.10 Parkinson's Disease
48.83 unsuitable is DCIS II +/-/- R + E WBI 67.02 CAD*, MI
  1. *condition present prior to diagnosis of breast cancer; abbreviations as Table 3. CAD: coronary artery disease, COPD: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, MI: myocardial infarction