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Determination of oestrogen receptor alpha (ER) represents at present the most important predictive factor in breast cancers. Data of ours and of other authors suggest that promising predictive/prognostic factors may also include pS2, metallothionein (MT) and CD24. Present study aimed at determining prognostic and predictive value of immunohistochemical(More)
PURPOSE To assess the prognostic significance of clinicopathological factors, especially histological parameters of new Jass classification, following sphincter-sparing total mesorectal excision (TME) for high-risk rectal cancer. MATERIAL AND METHODS Forty-five consecutive patients treated with curative intent in 1998-1999 due to rectal cancer in Dukes(More)
PURPOSE The question of whether or not non-sporadic breast malignancies have different immunohistochemical features than sporadic malignancies has not been investigated previously. Consequently, the purpose of this study was to compare the expression of E-cadherin (EC) in breast cancer patients with positive and negative oncologic histories. MATERIAL AND(More)
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