Example sentences for: dcis

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  • DCIS = ductal carcinoma in situ ; ER = estrogen receptor; HB = homeobox; HD = homeodomain; PR = progesterone receptor; RT-PCR = reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction.

  • A series of unrelated microdissected DCIS tumors for which no invasive component was present also show this high LOH frequency (58%) when measured at 18p11.

  • LOH detected in the DCIS component was not found in the associated IDC component in two cases (tumors 21 and 44), suggesting that the invasive foci arose from cells other than those associated with the analyzed DCIS focus.

  • An extensive analysis of markers on chromosome 11p15 showed LOH early in breast disease (DCIS), although examples of late stage LOH without concomittant DCIS involvement were also found [ 3].

  • We have therefore begun to examine ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), which are preinvasive malignant lesions derived from epithelial cells, and fibroadenomas, which are non-malignant tumors composed of epithelial and stromal cells [ 32 33 ] . So far we have analyzed one DCIS, which was BP1-positive, and two fibroadenomas, both of which were BP1-positive, compared with no expression in the matched normal tissue for each fibroadenoma (data not shown).


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