A practical approach to the use of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis and management of breast disease

Colin A. Purdie (Lead / Corresponding author)

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    Abstract

    This chapter provides comprehensive information concerning the use of immunohistochemistry in breast pathology. It starts with outlining the general principles and quality assurance issues that should be followed concerning tissue fi xation and processing and result interpretation. Various antibodies used for the diagnosis of breast diseases including those used for providing prognostic and predictive information are then dealt with individually supported by ample illustrations.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationBreast Pathology
    Subtitle of host publicationProblematic Issues
    EditorsSama Shousha
    PublisherSpringer International Publishing
    Pages189-214
    Number of pages26
    ISBN (Electronic)9783319286556
    ISBN (Print)9783319286532
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 25 Nov 2016

    Keywords

    • Biomarker
    • Breast cancer
    • Breast pathology
    • Differential diagnosis
    • Immunohistochemistry
    • Protein expression

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    Purdie, C. A. (2016). A practical approach to the use of immunohistochemistry in the diagnosis and management of breast disease. In S. Shousha (Ed.), Breast Pathology: Problematic Issues (pp. 189-214). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28655-6_15