pathological prognostic factors in breast cancer. I. The value of histological grade in breast cancer: experience from a large study with long‐term follow‐up

@article{Elston1991pathologicalPF,
  title={pathological prognostic factors in breast cancer. I. The value of histological grade in breast cancer: experience from a large study with long‐term follow‐up},
  author={C. Elston and I. Ellis},
  journal={Histopathology},
  year={1991},
  volume={19}
}
  • C. Elston, I. Ellis
  • Published 1991
  • Medicine
  • Histopathology
  • Morphological assessment of the degree of differentiation has been shown in numerous studies to provide useful prognostic information in breast cancer, but until recently histological grading has not been accepted as a routine procedure, mainly because of perceived problems with reproducibility and consistency. [...] Key Result Histological grade, assessed in 1831 patients, shows a very strong correlation with prognosis; patients with grade I tumours have a significantly better survival than those with grade II…Expand Abstract
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