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Breast cancer receptors

Breast Cancer Receptor Profiles in Jamaica: A 6-year Analysis

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.067
Synopsis: 
This is the first report of the UWI breast cancer IHC receptor database in which we present the results of tests performed during the 6-year period following its establishment in 2002, and investigate for associations between receptor profile and patient age, tumour grade and stage.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the breast cancer IHC receptor status for tests performed at the UWI from January 2002 to December 2007, and to investigate for an association between receptor profile and patient age, tumour grade and stage.

Methods: The UWI breast cancer IHC receptor database was examined to determine receptor profile, patient age, tumour histology, grade, size and lymph node status.

Accepted: 
20 Apr, 2016
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e-Published: 27 Apr, 2016

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