Intermediate filament expression of ductal carcinoma cells in fine needle aspirates of the breast.

OBJECTIVE To assess the frequency of occurrence of vimentin expression in fine needle aspirates of ductal carcinoma of the breast and the association of vimentin expression with established prognostic indicators. STUDY DESIGN Cytocentrifuge preparations made from fine needle aspirates of 51 cases of ductal carcinoma were studied. RESULTS Vimentin… CONTINUE READING