December 1, 2012

Additional Value of the 70-gene Signature and Levels of ER and PR for the Prediction of Outcome in Tamoxifen-Treated, ER-Positive Breast Cancer

PUBLICATION: 
The Breast. 2012 Dec;21(6):769-78. doi: 10.1016/j.breast.2012.04.010. Epub 2012 Jun 26.

AUTHORS: 
Kok M., Koornstra R.H., Mook S., Hauptmann M., Fles R., Jansen M.P., Berns E.M., Linn S.C., Van ‘t Veer L.J.

SUMMARY: 
In the series analysed, the 70-gene signature was mainly a prognostic factor, while ER and PR levels were mainly associated with outcome after tamoxifen. Combination of these three factors may improve outcome prediction in tamoxifen-treated patients.

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