Survival and Recurrence After Breast Cancer in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers

@article{ElTamer2004SurvivalAR,
  title={Survival and Recurrence After Breast Cancer in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers},
  author={Mahmoud B. El-Tamer and MS DonnaRusso and Andrea Troxel DSc and Lourdes P. Bernardino and Robert M. Mazziotta and Alison Estabrook and Beth-Ann Ditkoff and Freya R Schnabel and Mahesh M. Mansukhani},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={11},
  pages={157-164}
}
Background: Genetic mutation is responsible for approximately 10% of breast cancers. The purpose of this study was to compare breast cancer survival and recurrence rates between BRCA1/2 mutation carriers and noncarriers. Methods: Using the Columbia Presbyterian breast cancer database, we collected the tissue blocks of all patients younger than 65 years of… CONTINUE READING