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Int J Biol Sci 2010; 6(3):225-227. doi:10.7150/ijbs.6.225

Letter

Leukocyte infiltration as a surrogate marker for diagnosis of invasion

Aijun Liu, Lixin Wei

Department of Pathology, Chinese PLA General Hospital, 28 Fuxing Rd., Beijing 100853, P.R. China

Abstract

Dr. YG Man's hypothesis that breast tumor invasion is triggered by the aberrant leukocyte infiltration induced by degeneration of myoepithelial cells holds a lot of truth in our clinical practice, and leukocyte infiltration may be regarded as a surrogate marker for diagnosis of invasion.

Keywords: Leukocyte infiltration, tumor invasion, pathological diagnosis

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Liu A, Wei L. Leukocyte infiltration as a surrogate marker for diagnosis of invasion. Int J Biol Sci 2010; 6(3):225-227. doi:10.7150/ijbs.6.225. Available from http://www.ijbs.com/v06p0225.htm