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Oestrogen receptors α and β show different associations to clinicopathological parameters and their co-expression might predict a better response to endocrine treatment in breast cancer
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    Estrogen receptor beta immunohistochemistry: time to get it right
    • Valerie Speirs, Senior lecturer
    • Other Contributors:
      • Caroline A. Green, and Abeer M. Shaaban

    Dear Editor

    We read with interest the paper by Borgquist et al (2008), published recently in Journal of Clinical Pathology1. In their article the authors aimed to investigate the impact of ERbeta expression on breast cancer outcome using a cohort of 512 tumours represented in tissue microarray (TMA). Since the discovery of ERbeta over a decade ago, this has been the goal of many research groups. However pr...

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