Applying the 2011 St Gallen panel of prognostic markers on a large single hospital cohort of consecutively treated primary operable breast cancers.

@article{Brouckaert2012ApplyingT2,
  title={Applying the 2011 St Gallen panel of prognostic markers on a large single hospital cohort of consecutively treated primary operable breast cancers.},
  author={O Brouckaert and Annouchka Laenen and Joke Vanderhaegen and Hans Wildiers and Karin Leunen and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Amant and Patrick Berteloot and An Smeets and Robert J. Paridaens and Marie Rose Christiaens and Giuseppe Floris and Piet Moerman and Erick Van Limbergen and Sabine Peeters and Caroline Weltens and Ignace Vergote and Patrick Neven},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={2578-84}
}
BACKGROUND Many easily measurable and readily available factors are now established as being prognostic in primary operable breast cancer. We here applied the 2011 St Gallen surrogate definition for breast cancer subclassification using tumor grade instead of Ki67. PATIENTS AND METHODS Four thousand three hundred and eighteen consecutive patients who had surgery for primary operable breast cancer (1 January 2000 and 31 December 2009) in UZ Leuven excluding primary metastastic male breast… CONTINUE READING