Association between standard clinical and pathologic characteristics and the 21-gene recurrence score in breast cancer patients: a population-based study.

@article{Wolf2008AssociationBS,
  title={Association between standard clinical and pathologic characteristics and the 21-gene recurrence score in breast cancer patients: a population-based study.},
  author={Ido Wolf and Noa Efrat Ben-Baruch and Ronnie Shapira-Frommer and Shulamit Rizel and Hadassa Goldberg and Neora Yaal-Hahoshen and Baruch Klein and David Barry Geffen and Bella Kaufman},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={112 4},
  pages={731-6}
}
BACKGROUND The 21-gene recurrence score (RS) assay has been reported to accurately predict the risk of disease recurrence and chemotherapy benefit in women with estrogen receptor (ER)-positive, lymph node (LN)-negative breast cancer who are treated with tamoxifen. To the authors' knowledge, the association between the RS and clinicopathologic characteristics has been studied in randomized and case-control trials, but not in the general population. METHODS The authors analyzed the correlation… CONTINUE READING

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