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Table 2 Description of observed (actual) sequences in the sample

From: Temporal representation of care trajectories of cancer patients using data from a regional information system: an application in breast cancer

Care sequences Numbers Percentage
Care provision for non-metastatic breast cancer in case of good prognosis (Figure 1 a) 81 51%
ADR 47 30%
AD 16 10%
DR 13 8%
D 5 3%
Care provision for non-metastatic breast cancer in case of presence of factors for poor prognosis (Figure 1 b) 54 34%
ADKR 42 26%
ADKOK 8 6%
DKR 2 1%
DKOK 2 1%
Care provision for non-metastatic breast cancer in case of voluminous, infiltrating and/or inflammatory cancer (Figure 1 c) 8 5%
ANDR 8 5.0
Other (non standard sequences) 16 10%
A 6 5%
ADK 2 0-1%
AK 2 0-1%
AR 2 0-1%
ADKDR 1 0-1%
ANDRK 1 0-1%
DK 1 0-1%
DKDKOK 1 0-1%
  1. A Pathology investigation.
  2. D Surgery and pathology examination of the surgical pieces.
  3. N Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy.
  4. K Chemotherapy.
  5. R Radiotherapy.
  6. O Concomitant chemotherapy and radiotherapy.