Detection of circulating mammary mucin (Muc1) and MUC1 immune complexes (Muc1-CIC) in healthy women.

@article{Croce2001DetectionOC,
  title={Detection of circulating mammary mucin (Muc1) and MUC1 immune complexes (Muc1-CIC) in healthy women.},
  author={Mar{\'i}a V Croce and Marina T. Isla-Larrain and Mike R. Price and Amada Segal-Eiras},
  journal={The International journal of biological markers},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          112-20
        }
}
There is convincing epidemiological evidence that multiparity provides protection against the development of breast cancer. In the present study we evaluated the levels of MUC1 and MUC1 circulating immune complexes (MUC1-CIC) in 135 serum samples obtained from healthy women. The study population included 13 women who had never been pregnant, 31 primiparous pregnant women, 36 multiparous pregnant women who had lactated, 5 multiparous pregnant women who had never lactated, 24 multiparous non… CONTINUE READING
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