Estrogen receptors in ductal carcinoma in situ of breast.

  title={Estrogen receptors in ductal carcinoma in situ of breast.},
  author={Mokenge E Malafa and Basab Chaudhuri and Neil R. Thomford and P. K. Chaudhuri},
  journal={The American surgeon},
  volume={56 7},
A number of investigators have suggested treatment of precursor lesions for invasive breast cancer such as ductal carcinoma in situ with antiestrogen. However, very little information is available on the incidence of estrogen receptor in such lesions and the probability of treatment success. Fourteen formalin-fixed tissue specimens of intraductal carcinoma in situ from 14 female patients aged 40 to 66 years were evaluated for the presence of estrogen receptor by immunoperoxidase technique using… CONTINUE READING

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