Is breast cancer prognosis inherited?

@article{Hartman2007IsBC,
  title={Is breast cancer prognosis inherited?},
  author={M. Hartman and Linda Lindstr{\"o}m and Paul W. Dickman and H O Adami and Per F L Hall and Kamila Czene},
  journal={Breast Cancer Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={9},
  pages={R39 - R39}
}
A genetic component is well established in the etiology of breast cancer. It is not well known, however, whether genetic traits also influence prognostic features of the malignant phenotype. We carried out a population-based cohort study in Sweden based on the nationwide Multi-Generation Register. Among all women with breast cancer diagnosed from 1961 to 2001, 2,787 mother-daughter pairs and 831 sister pairs with breast cancer were identified; we achieved complete follow-up and classified 5… CONTINUE READING
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