Sebaceous carcinoma of the eyelids: frequent expression of c-erbB-2 oncoprotein.

  title={Sebaceous carcinoma of the eyelids: frequent expression of c-erbB-2 oncoprotein.},
  author={Kyung Ja Cho and Shin Kwang Khang and Jae Soo Koh and Jin Haeng Chung and Seung Sook Lee},
  journal={Journal of Korean Medical Science},
  pages={545 - 550}
Ocular sebaceous carcinoma (OSC) is an uncommon malignancy with a potential to recur and metastasize. Some characteristics of sebaceous carcinoma, such as female preponderance, shown in the present series during 11-year period at Korea Cancer Center Hospital, led us to study their hormone receptors and c-erbB-2 expression. c-erbB-2 overexpression was very common (83%) in OSC, and was not associated with pathologic findings or clinical outcome. Interestingly, estrogen and progesterone receptor… CONTINUE READING

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