The prognostic significance of tumor angiogenesis in Taiwanese patients with invasive ductal breast carcinomas

Jan Show Chu, Chiun Sheng Huang, King Jen Chang

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Angiogenesis plays an important role in tumor growth and metastasis. We performed an immunohistochemical study by anti-CD31 antibody to investigate the prognostic significance of microvessel count (MVC) in 163 Taiwanese patients with primary invasive ductal breast carcinomas. Univariate analysis revealed that MVC per 200x field correlated significantly with disease-free (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-14
Number of pages8
JournalCancer Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Dec 11 1998
Externally publishedYes



  • Angiogenesis
  • Breast cancer
  • Microvessel count
  • Prognosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Molecular Biology
  • Oncology

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