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Special issues in breast cancer gene expression profiling in breast cancer

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dc.contributor.author Nasser, Selim M.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-02T09:31:33Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-02T09:31:33Z
dc.date.copyright 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0023-9852 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/5155
dc.description.abstract • Gene expression profiling has been increasingly used to determine new cancer markers. This technology holds major promises for improving the management of patients with breast cancer in which traditional clinicopathologic parameters do not account for all the heterogeneity of this disease and its distinct prognostic groups. Gene expression profiling has resulted in new classification of breast cancer and new assays are being developed and commercialized as prognostic and predictive tests. However, the use of these tests in a clinical setting presents many issues. The accuracy of this new technology is often overestimated and its limitations should be addressed. Although early results are promising, further validation and well designed clinical trials are required before incorporating these tests in routine clinical practice. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Special issues in breast cancer gene expression profiling in breast cancer en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200804624 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Lebanese Medical Journal en_US
dc.journal.volume 57 en_US
dc.journal.issue 2 en_US
dc.article.pages 83-88 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Nasser, S. M. (2009). SPECIAL ISSUES IN BREAST CANCER GENE EXPRESSION PROFILING IN BREAST CANCER. Lebanese Medical Journal, 57(2), 83. en_US
dc.author.email selim.nasser@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://fsedu.usj.edu.lb/unte/JML/articles/57-2/doc5.pdf en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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