Estrogen receptor-positive breast carcinomas in younger women are different from those of older women: a pathological and immunohistochemical study.

@article{Bacchi2010EstrogenRB,
  title={Estrogen receptor-positive breast carcinomas in younger women are different from those of older women: a pathological and immunohistochemical study.},
  author={L{\'i}via M Bacchi and Marcus Vinicius de Nigro Corpa and Priscila Portugal Santos and Carlos Eduardo Bacchi and Filomena Marino Carvalho},
  journal={Breast},
  year={2010},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={137-41}
}
The higher frequency of triple-negative and HER-2-positive tumors detected in younger patients has been suggested as an explanation for the more aggressive tumor types observed in this age group. However, estrogen receptor (ER)-positive tumors are the most frequent subtype of breast carcinomas identified, even in younger patients. In this retrospective study, the morphological and immunohistochemical profiles of ER-positive breast carcinomas from women 35 yrs and younger that were diagnosed… CONTINUE READING
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