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Nottingham Prognostic Index Todd et al. 1987 Nottingham Prognostic Index

I = (0.2 x SIZE) + STAGE + GRADE
where size is in cm, stages A, B and C are coded 1-3 and grade is also coded 1-3.  

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* Tumour size in milimeter(mm)
Each answer must be between 0 and 99

mm

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* Lymph node involvement

Stage A: Tumour absent from all three nodes sampled
Stage B: Tumour in low axillary node only
Stage C: Tumour in apical axillary and/or internal mammary node

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* Histological grade

Histological grade was determined by a modification of the Bloom and Richardson criteria (Elston et al., 1982), under the direction of one pathologist (CWE), and ER content was assayed at the Tenovus Institute, Cardiff, by the dextran coated charcoal method (Maynard & Grifiths, 1979)

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Todd JH, Dowle C, Williams MR, et al. Confirmation of a prognostic index in primary breast cancer. Br J Cancer. 1987;56(4):489-92. PMID: 3689666
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