Table 4

Results of studies that combined surgical procedures followed by chemoradiation or radiation therapy with diagnosis of breast cancer

NAuthor/yearAlgorithms invasive breast cancerSensitivity
% (CI)
Specificity
% (CI)
PPV
% (CI)
1Solin et al 50 1994Diagnosis incident cases88 (85 to 91)
2Solin 1994Excision followed by radiation therapy94 (88 to 99)
3Solin 1994Excision followed by chemotherapy94 (88 to 100)
1Solin et al 51 1997Initial algorithm: diagnosis incident cases83 (78 to 89)
2Solin 1997Initial algorithm: excision followed by radiation therapy treatment97 (91 to 100)
3Solin 1997Initial algorithm: excision followed by chemotherapy90 (77 to 100)
4Solin 1997Best algorithm: diagnosis incident cases84 (79 to 90)
5Solin 1997Best algorithm: excision followed by radiation therapy treatment84 (78 to 89)
6Solin 1997Best algorithm: excision followed by chemotherapy84 (78 to 89)
1Leung et al 45 1999Initial algorithm: diagnosis 84 (82 to 87)
2Leung 1999Excision, breast biopsy or partial mastectomy followed by radiation therapy96 (94 to 98)
3Leung 1999Excision, breast biopsy or partial mastectomy followed by chemotherapy93 (90 to 97)
1Koroukian et al 44 2003Incident breast cancer15 (13 to 17)
2Koroukian 2003Breast cancer diagnosis, chemotherapy or radiation therapy34 (29 to 39)
3Koroukian 2003Breast cancer diagnosis, lumpectomy, chemotherapy or radiation therapy85 (78 to 92)
1Ganry et al 54 2003Hospitalisation with breast cancer (primary diagnosis): without any procedure91 (81 to 100)
2Ganry 2003Hospitalisation with breast cancer (secondary diagnosis): chemotherapy as primary diagnosis98 (94 to 100)
1Sato et al 49 2015Diagnosis of breast cancer99 (99 to 100)99 (93 to 100)66 (63 to 69)
2Sato 2015Diagnosis of breast cancer+diagnosis code related to the breast cancer, marker test code, surgery, chemotherapy, medication or radiation procedure code97 (96 to 100)100 (100 to 100)83 (80 to 85)
  • PPV, positive predictive value.