Estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor status in breast cancer in relation to age, histological grade, size of lesion and lymph node involvement.

@article{Sofi2012EstrogenRA,
  title={Estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor status in breast cancer in relation to age, histological grade, size of lesion and lymph node involvement.},
  author={Gulam Nabi Sofi and Junaid Nabi Sofi and Raja Nadeem and Rayees Yousuf Shiekh and Faroze Ahmad Khan and Abid Ahmad Sofi and Hillal Ahmad Bhat and Rayees Ahmad Bhat},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP},
  year={2012},
  volume={13 10},
  pages={5047-52}
}
INTRODUCTION Breast cancer is the most common malignancy of women in Kashmir. This study was conducted with the objective of assessing hormone receptor positivity and its correlation with age at diagnosis, tumor size, histological grade and lymph node metastasis. MATERIALS AND METHODS 132 newly diagnosed cases of invasive breast cancer diagnosed at the Department of Pathology, SKIMS, Srinagar, JandK, were included after excluding biopsies, in-situ lesions and recurrence cases. RESULTS Mean… CONTINUE READING
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