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Influence of c-myc on the Progression of Human Breast Cancer

  • P. H. Watson
  • R. Singh
  • A. K. Hole
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 213/2)

Abstract

The clinical management of breast cancer patients is guided by measures of tumor growth and metastatic potential (McGuire 1987). These clinical-pathological measures involve a number of parameters including the tumor size, histological type and grade, the presence of steroid receptors, and perhaps most importantly the status of the axillary lymph nodes (Simpson and Page 1992; Fisher 1992). The scope of this assessment is, however, significantly limited in patients with node-negative tumors and those with preinvasive lesions.

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Breast Cancer Human Breast Cancer Natl Cancer Inst Human Breast Carcinoma Breast Cell Line 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. H. Watson
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Singh
    • 1
  • A. K. Hole
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of ManitobaWinnipegCanada
  2. 2.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of ManitobaWinnipegCanada

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