Presence of an in situ component is associated with reduced biological aggressiveness of size-matched invasive breast cancer

@article{Wong2010PresenceOA,
  title={Presence of an in situ component is associated with reduced biological aggressiveness of size-matched invasive breast cancer},
  author={Hang Wong and Shun Lau and Thomas Chung Cheung Yau and Phyllis FY Cheung and Richard J. Epstein},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2010},
  volume={102},
  pages={1391 - 1396}
}
Background:The metastatic propensity of invasive ductal carcinoma (IDC) of the breast correlates with axillary node involvement and with expression of the proliferation antigen Ki-67, whereas ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is non-metastasising. To clarify whether concomitant DCIS affects IDC prognosis, we compared Ki-67 expression and node status of size-matched IDC subgroups either with DCIS (IDC-DCIS) or without DCIS (pure IDC).Methods:We analysed data from 1355 breast cancer patients. End… CONTINUE READING

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