Incidence and clinical significance of lymph node metastasis detected by cytokeratin immunohistochemical staining in ductal carcinoma in situ Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast
  • Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
  • Keratins
  • Lymph Nodes

abstract

  • CK-IHC increases the incidence of positive nodes by 6% in DCIS patients. A positive node by CK-IHC does not seem to affect survival in these patients. These results raise concerns regarding the clinical significance of positive nodes by CK-IHC in DCIS patients.

publication date

  • March 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1245/ASO.2005.05.004

PubMed ID

  • 15827818

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 254

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 12

number

  • 3