Significance of E-cadherin expression in triple-negative breast cancer

  title={Significance of E-cadherin expression in triple-negative breast cancer},
  author={Shinichiro Kashiwagi and Masakazu Yashiro and Tsutomu Takashima and Sachiyo Nomura and Satoru Noda and Hidemi Kawajiri and Tomoe Ishikawa and Kenichi Wakasa and Kousei Hirakawa},
  booktitle={British Journal of Cancer},
Purpose:Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), a subtype of breast cancer that is oestrogen receptor (ER) negative, progesterone receptor (PR) negative, and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) negative, has a poor prognosis. Although a correlation between E-cadherin expression level and outcome has been demonstrated among all types of breast cancer, little is known about the significance of E-cadherin expression levels in TNBC.Methods:A total of 574 patients who had undergone a… CONTINUE READING
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