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BRCA2-associated mammary carcinoma

Tuesday 9 January 2007

BRCA2-associated breast cancers are predominantly high-grade invasive ductal carcinomas of no special type and they demonstrate a luminal phenotype despite their high histologic grade. (17197928)

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  • BRCA2-associated mammary carcinoma


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