Comparison of the oestrogen and progesterone receptor status in primary breast carcinomas as evaluated by immunohistochemistry and immunocytochemistry: a consecutive series of 267 patients.

@article{Domanski2013ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the oestrogen and progesterone receptor status in primary breast carcinomas as evaluated by immunohistochemistry and immunocytochemistry: a consecutive series of 267 patients.},
  author={A M Domanski and Nastaran Monsef and Henryk A. Domanski and Dorthe Aamand Grabau and M{\aa}rten Fern{\"o}},
  journal={Cytopathology : official journal of the British Society for Clinical Cytology},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={21-5}
}
OBJECTIVE The use of cytological specimens to evaluate tumour biomarkers in metastatic breast cancer lesions has attracted increased interest because of the considerable number of reports that have shown discordance between the primary tumour and metastatic lesion. Oestrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PgR) assays are crucial for the management of patients with breast cancer, in both adjuvant and palliative settings. The aim of this study was to compare the ER and PgR… CONTINUE READING

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