Invasive breast cancers in adolescent and young adult women show more aggressive immunohistochemical and clinical features than those in women aged 40–44 years

@article{HironakaMitsuhashi2018InvasiveBC,
  title={Invasive breast cancers in adolescent and young adult women show more aggressive immunohistochemical and clinical features than those in women aged 40–44 years},
  author={Ai Hironaka-Mitsuhashi and Hitoshi Tsuda and Masayuki Yoshida and Chikako Shimizu and Sota Asaga and Takashi Hojo and Kenji Tamura and Takayuki Kinoshita and Toshikazu Ushijima and Nobuyoshi Hiraoka and Yasuhiro Fujiwara},
  journal={Breast Cancer},
  year={2018},
  volume={26},
  pages={386-396}
}
BackgroundLimited knowledge exists concerning the clinicopathological features of breast cancers (BCs) occurring in adolescent and young adult (AYA) women. We evaluated tumor characteristics in AYA women in comparison with those in middle-aged premenopausal women.MethodsFrom consecutive AYA patients (< 35-year-old) with invasive BC in a single institute, 82 patients first treated with surgery were examined. As the control group, 82 tumors from middle-aged premenopausal patients (40–44 years… CONTINUE READING

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