Induction chemotherapy for breast carcinoma: predictive markers and relation with outcome.

Induction chemotherapy provides an excellent model for evaluation of potential predictive factors. We studied expression of SBR grade, estrogen (ER) and progesterone (PR) receptors, HER2, Ki67 and P53 on core biopsies before and after chemotherapy in a series of 115 patients, who received anthracycline-based induction chemotherapy for primary breast cancer… CONTINUE READING