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Prognostic models in male breast cancer

Published inBreast cancer research and treatment, vol. 160, no. 2, p. 339-346
Publication date2016
Abstract

Breast cancer in men is uncommon; it accounts for 1 % of all patients with primary breast cancer. Its treatment is mostly extrapolated from its female counterpart. Accurate predictions are essential for adjuvant systemic treatment decision-making and informing patients. Several predictive models are available for female breast cancer (FBC) including the Morphometric Prognostic Index (MPI), Nottingham Prognostic Index (NPI), Adjuvant! Online and Predict. The aim of this study was to examine and compare the prognostic performance of these models for male breast cancer (MBC).

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VAN DER POL, Carmen C et al. Prognostic models in male breast cancer. In: Breast cancer research and treatment, 2016, vol. 160, n° 2, p. 339–346. doi: 10.1007/s10549-016-3991-9
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