Prognostic significance of HER-2 status in women with inflammatory breast cancer.

@article{Dawood2008PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of HER-2 status in women with inflammatory breast cancer.},
  author={Shaheenah Dawood and Kristine R. Broglio and Yun Guo Gong and W Yang and Massimo Cristofanilli and S. C. Kau and Funda Meric-Bernstam and Thomas A. Buchholz and Gabriel N Hortobagyi and Ana Mar{\'i}a Gonz{\'a}lez-Angulo},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={112 9},
  pages={1905-11}
}
BACKGROUND Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare, aggressive form of breast cancer with poorly understood prognostic variables. The purpose of this study was to define the prognostic impact of HER-2 status on survival outcomes of patients with IBC. METHODS In all, 179 patients with IBC, diagnosed between 1989 and 2005, with known HER-2 status, and treated with an anthracycline-based chemotherapy regimen without trastuzumab, were included in the analysis. Patients with HER-2-positive… CONTINUE READING

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