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Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

, Volume 167, Issue 3, pp 817–818 | Cite as

Hormone receptor-positive invasive lobular and ductal carcinoma of the breast have comparable hormone receptor expression levels both if detected by screening and clinically

Letter to the Editor

Notes

Funding

This research did not receive any specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial, or not-for-profit sector.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The authors declare that there is no conflict of interest that could be perceived as prejudicing the impartiality of the research reported.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Romagna Cancer Registry, Romagna Cancer Institute (Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, IRST, IRCCS)ForlìItaly
  2. 2.Romagna Local Health UnitForlìItaly

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