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Biological Subtypes of Breast Cancer

  • Sara E. Barnato
  • William J. Gradishar
Chapter
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Breast cancer is no longer thought of as a single disease, but rather as collection of subtypes characterized by molecular signatures. The use of gene array analysis has provided insights into the dominant driver pathways that effect individual tumors and translate into clinical manifestations of the disease, response to treatment and overall clinical outcome.

Keywords

Breast Cancer Molecular Subtype HER2 Receptor Adjuvant Trastuzumab Luminal Subtype 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Northwestern UniversityChicagoUSA

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