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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Development and psychometric evaluation of a Dutch-translated shorter Breast Cancer Treatment Outcome Scale (Dutch BCTOS-13)

Total patients 101
Median age, years (range) 61 (39–86)
Type of surgery
 Lumpectomy only 5 (5.0%)
 Lumpectomy + SNB 81 (80.2%)
 Lumpectomy + ALND 6 (5.9%)
 Lumpectomy + SNB + volume replacement (level 2) 5 (5.0%)
 Lumpectomy + ALND + volume replacement (level 2) 2 (2.0%)
 Wedge resection for Paget’s disease 2 (2.0%)
Follow-up since surgery, months, median (range) 14.9 (5–29)
History of breast radiotherapy 97 (96.0%)
 Axillary radiotherapy 6 (5.9%)
Locoregional side-effectsa
 Any surgery or radiotherapy related 56 (61%)
 Radiotherapy related 29 (32%)
 Surgery related 13 (14%)
 Radiotherapy and surgery related 14 (15%)
 Grade 1 26 (28%)
 Grade 2 24 (26%)
 Grade 3 6 (7%)
  1. SNB Sentinel node biopsy, ALND Axillary lymphnode dissection
  2. aside effects not reported in 9 patients