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Systematic Analysis of Breast Cancer Morphology Uncovers Stromal Features Associated with Survival

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Science Translational Medicine  09 Nov 2011:
Vol. 3, Issue 108, pp. 108ra113
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3002564

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    The intra-tumor stroma offers more information than previously fathomed. Many pathologists may recognize the phenomenon of stroma infiltrating the primary tumor. However that this parameter is of prognostic and predictive value was previously unknown, but recently published by De Kruijf et al (February 2011). (1)

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