Guideline Recommendations for Immunohistochemical Testing of Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors in Breast Cancer

@inproceedings{Hammond2010GuidelineRF,
  title={Guideline Recommendations for Immunohistochemical Testing of Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors in Breast Cancer},
  author={M Elizabeth Hale Hammond and Daniel F. Hayes and Donald Craig Allred and Mitch Dowsett and Karen L. Hagerty and Sunil S Badve and Patrick L. Fitzgibbons and Glenn D. Francis and Neil S. Goldstein and Malcolm Hayes and David G. Hicks and Susan M. Lester and Richard Love and Pamela B. Mangu and Lisa M. McShane and Keith Miller and Charles Osborne and Soonmyung Paik and Jane Perlmutter and A Rhodes and Hironobu Sasano and Jared N. Schwartz and Fred C. G. J. Sweep and Sheila E. Taube and Emina Emilia Torlakovic and Paul N. Valenstein and Giuseppe Viale and Daniel W. Visscher and Thomas Wheeler and Redford B. Williams and James L. Wittliff and Antonio C. Wolff},
  year={2010}
}
Purpose To develop a guideline to improve the accuracy of immunohistochemical (IHC) estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PgR) testing in breast cancer and the utility of these receptors as predictive markers. Methods The American Society of Clinical Oncology and the College of American Pathologists convened an international Expert Panel that conducted a systematic review and evaluation of the literature in partnership with Cancer Care Ontario and developed recommendations for… CONTINUE READING