Elastosis in relation to prognosis in primary breast carcinoma.

@article{Rasmussen1985ElastosisIR,
  title={Elastosis in relation to prognosis in primary breast carcinoma.},
  author={Birgitte Bruun Rasmussen and Bo Vest Pedersen and Susan M. Thorpe and Carsten Rose},
  journal={Cancer research},
  year={1985},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={1428-30}
}
The content of elastic tissue has been evaluated in 171 primary breast carcinomas. Of the tumors, 35% had no or very little elastic tissue in the malignant areas, 42% presented with medium elastosis, and 22% had gross elastosis. The occurrence of elastin has been related to different prognostic factors. An increasing amount of elastin was found with increasing amounts of estrogen receptor (p = 0.0003), while there was only a slight correlation to the progesterone receptor content. Furthermore… CONTINUE READING

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