A comparison of bilateral breast cancers in BRCA carriers Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Genes, BRCA1
  • Genes, BRCA2
  • Neoplasms, Second Primary
  • Receptors, Estrogen

abstract

  • There is strong concordance in ER status and tumor grade between independent primary breast tumors in women with a BRCA mutation. The excess concordance may be due to common risk factors, genetic variation, or the existence of a preneoplastic lesion that is common to both tumors.

publication date

  • June 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-05-0070

PubMed ID

  • 15941968

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1534

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 14

number

  • 6