Gene expression profiling in breast cancer – design of a pooled database to address open questions

Publication Name: European Surgery

Author(s): Michaël Knauer, Etienne Wenzl, Emiel J Rutgers, Sabine C Linn, Laura J van't Veer

BACKGROUND: The Netherlands Cancer Institute used DNA microarray analyses to identify a 70-gene expression profile strongly predictive of a short interval to distant metastases in breast cancer. For patients with small tumors, the signature is not yet adequately validated. Furthermore, … Continued