Estrogen and Progesterone receptors in breast malignancy – their expression and correlation with histologic parameters in southern India

Divya Lekha Gunta, N Bharata Rao

Abstract


Breast carcinoma is the most common malignancy among South Indian women. Hormone receptor evaluation has become crucial for management of breast cancer. Very few studies have correlated estrogen receptors (ER) and progesterone receptors (PR) with histologic parameters in Andhra Pradesh state of Southern India therefore the study was undertaken and It is also to study the importance  IHC evaluation of ER and PR status. To evaluate  and conclude the importance of  MBR grading in a routine investigation for prognosis and prediction of clinical outcomes.


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