Breast Pathology

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Histology

– Surgical excisions, needle core biopsies, plastic surgery
– Assessment of margins
– Sentinel lymph nodes, axillary lymph node dissections

Immunohistochemistry

– Estrogen (ER), Progesterone Receptor (PR) Status
– Her2/neu
– MIB-1 (Ki-67)
– Lymph Node Micrometastasis Detection (PCK)

Cytology

– Fine Needle Aspirations

Fluorescence In-Situ Hybridization (FISH)

– (Path Vysion) of Her2/neu gene amplification

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