Open Access Research article

Genotypic and phenotypic analysis of familial male breast cancer shows under representation of the HER2 and basal subtypes in BRCA-associated carcinomas

Siddhartha Deb123*, Nicholas Jene1, kConFab investigators4 and Stephen B Fox134

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Anatomical Pathology, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne, 3002, Australia

2 Victorian Cancer Biobank, Victorian Cancer Council, Carlton, 3053, Australia

3 Department of Pathology, University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3052, Australia

4 Kathleen Cuningham Foundation Consortium for research into Familial Breast Cancer, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, East Melbourne, 3002, Australia

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BMC Cancer 2012, 12:510  doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-510

Published: 9 November 2012

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Table S1. Eligibility criteria for recruitment of families into kConFab.

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Figure S1. Distribution of ER Allred histoscores.

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Figure S2. Distribution of PgR Allred histoscores.

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Table 2. Comparison of previous MBC studies.

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