Predictive value of c-erbB-2, p53, cathepsin-D and histology of the primary tumour in metastatic breast cancer.

@article{Niskanen1997PredictiveVO,
  title={Predictive value of c-erbB-2, p53, cathepsin-D and histology of the primary tumour in metastatic breast cancer.},
  author={Eero Niskanen and Carl Blomqvist and Kaarle Franssila and Paivi Hietanen and V. M. Wasenius},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1997},
  volume={76},
  pages={917 - 922}
}
The value of various prognostic factors in breast cancer patients has been determined in a number of studies. Few reports have been published on the dependence of treatment outcome on histological and immunohistochemical characteristics in the primary tumour in patients with metastatic disease. We studied the incidence and prognostic value of histological and molecular abnormalities in the primary tumour of patients who had developed metastatic breast cancer. Eligible patients received a… CONTINUE READING