[Expression of cytokeratins 5/6 and cytokeratin 17 in invasive breast carcinoma].

Abstract

BACKGROUND/AIM Cytokeratins (CK) 5/6 and 17, myoepithelial markers, are also expressed in a proportion of breast carcinomas. Breast carcinomas expressing basal epithelium cytokeratins constitute a tumor subgroup that shows common but heterogeneous morphological, genetical, and immunophenotypical features and is associated with poor clinical outcome. The aim… (More)

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