02 2019 Breast cancer research : BCR

Infiltrating stromal immune cells in inflammatory breast cancer are associated with an improved outcome and increased PD-L1 expression.

Auteurs

Van Berckelaer C, Rypens C, van Dam P, Pouillon L, Parizel M, Schats KA, Kockx M, Tjalma WAA, Vermeulen P, van Laere S, Bertucci F, Colpaert C, Dirix L

Résumé

Inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) is a rare and rapidly progressive form of invasive breast cancer. The aim of this study was to explore the clinical evolution, stromal tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes (sTIL) infiltration and programmed death-ligand 1 (PD-L1) expression in a large IBC cohort.

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