Kenta Kojima

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BACKGROUND While HER2 gene detection in cytological specimens using fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) has been reported, the appropriate criteria for such specimens remain controversial. METHODS Fine needle aspiration (FNA) samples collected from surgically resected breast cancer specimens were rinsed in a cytopreservative solution containing(More)
BACKGROUND HER2 testing for samples from recurrent or metastatic disease is recommended by the 2013 update of the American Society of Clinical Oncology/College of American Pathologists (ASCO/CAP) guidelines and cytological analysis can be applied to several types of metastatic lesions. However, the practical method to assess the HER2 testing of breast(More)
BACKGROUND Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) testing of samples from recurrent or metastatic breast cancer is recommended by the 2013 update of the American Society of Clinical Oncology/College of American Pathologists guidelines. Although cytological analysis can be applied to several types of metastatic lesions, the practical method for HER2(More)
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