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The Comparison of Stereological Calculations of Tumour Volume with Prognostic Parameters in Breast Cancer
Science Research
Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2016, Pages: 1-6
Received: Jan. 26, 2015; Accepted: Dec. 21, 2015; Published: Jan. 11, 2016
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Aslıhan Duman, Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty of Giresun University, Giresun, Turkey
Cemal Gündoğdu, Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty of Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey
Elif Demirci, Department of Pathology, Medical Faculty of Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey
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Purpose: In this study; we aimed to compare tumor volume with other prognostic determinants by making stereologic estimation. Material and Methods: In the mastectomy materials of 44 patients; tumor volume was calculated with the Cavaliery principle and compared with the classically known other pathologic variables. Results: There is a statistically significant correlation between histologic grade and tumor volume (p<0.05). Conclusion: It is concluded that one of the reliable parameters in the prognosis of breast cancer may be the estimation of tumor volume.
Breast, Tumor Burden, Tumor Volume
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Aslıhan Duman, Cemal Gündoğdu, Elif Demirci, The Comparison of Stereological Calculations of Tumour Volume with Prognostic Parameters in Breast Cancer, Science Research. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2016, pp. 1-6. doi: 10.11648/
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