TITLE

A developmental hypothesis to explain the multicentricity of breast cancer

AUTHOR(S)
Sharpe, Colin R.
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;07/14/98, Vol. 159 Issue 1, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Proposes that the multicentricity of breast cancer might be explained by a developmental hypothesis. Discussion the implications that further evidence supporting the developmental hypothesis would have for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer; Genetic alterations occurring in epithelial stem cells during the development of the breast.
ACCESSION #
848438

 

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