Immunohistochemical and molecular subtypes of breast cancer in Nigeria

  title={Immunohistochemical and molecular subtypes of breast cancer in Nigeria},
  author={Clement Adebamowo and Ayotunde O Famooto and Temidayo Ogundiran and Toyin Aniagwu and Chibuzor Nkwodimmah and Effiong E U Akang},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research and Treatment},
Objective Previous studies suggest that the majority of breast cancer in Africans are hormone receptor negative and thus differ from breast cancer in other populations. We decided to evaluate the hormone receptor status of patients seen in our practice to see if they indeed differ from that of other populations. Methods We prospectively collected and analyzed tumors from consecutive patients presenting to our clinic over an 18 months period from July 2004. During the period, we saw 192 patients… CONTINUE READING
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