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    2015

Does estrogen receptor determination affect prognosis in early stage breast cancers?

@article{Bulut2015DoesER,
  title={Does estrogen receptor determination affect prognosis in early stage breast cancers?},
  author={Nilufer Bulut and Kadri Altundag},
  journal={International journal of clinical and experimental medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={8 11},
  pages={
          21454-9
        }
}
ER+ and ER- tumors exhibit different histopathological and clinical properties. Receptor determination exists as a marker with predictive value rather than prognostic importance. Patients with invasive breast cancer (n=2849) were investigated retrospectively between 1981 and 2013. Patients were separated to four subgroups, as follows: ER+; non-luminal HER2+; ER-/PR-/HER2-; ER-PR+. We investigated the effects of ER positivity on long-term survival in breast cancers, by considering their… CONTINUE READING

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