Receptor discordance rate and its effects on survival in primary and recurrent breast cancer patients

Ilgun S., Sarsenov D., Erdogan Z., Ordu C., Celebi F., Pilanci K. N. , ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.21, no.6, pp.1425-1432, 2016 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Page Numbers: pp.1425-1432
  • Keywords: breast cancer, discordance, metastasis, receptor, PROGESTERONE-RECEPTOR, ESTROGEN-RECEPTOR, HER2, HETEROGENEITY, EXPRESSION, ER


Purpose: The receptor status of breast cancer plays a critical role in clinical practice. During the metastatic process, a change in the biological characteristics of the tumor can be seen. This study aimed to investigate the hormone receptor and HER2 status changes between primary and recurrent breast cancers and their effect on survival.