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Increased Frequency of ER-ve Breast Cancer…

Increased frequency of ER-ve breast cancer and early relapse in young patients
Photo by Paul Falardeau
Breast cancer at a young age is associated with poor prognosis. The Prospective Study of Outcomes in Sporadic and Hereditary Breast Cancer (POSH) was designed to …

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DCIS Score…

DCIS score can quantify local recurrence of DCIS or invasive breast cancer
For women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of the breast, the risk of developing an ipsilateral breast event (IBE; defined as local recurrence of DCIS or invasive carcinoma) …

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Avoiding Axillary Dissection in Early Breast Cancer

Axillary dissection could be avoided in patients with early breast cancer
The IBCSG trial 23—01 determined whether no axillary dissection was non-inferior to axillary dissection in patients with one or more micrometastatic (≤2 mm) sentinel nodes and tumour of <5 cm. …

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C-Kit Expression is a Prognostic Molecular Marker…

C-Kit Expression is a Prognostic Molecular Marker in Patients with Basal-Like Breast Cancer
This study was performed to determine whether c-Kit expression in basal-like breast cancer (BLBC) has any effect on patient outcome. Immunohistochemistry was performed for BLBC (n=149) and for …