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Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology

BRCA1 expression and its association with histological typing, grade, ER, PR, HER2 in carcinoma of breast

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Article Type : Research Article

Author Details: Kush Juneja,Anupam Varshney*,Rajnish Kumar,Mamta Singla,Purva Sharma

Volume : 6

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2394-6792

Print ISSN : 2394-6784

Article First Page : 376

Article End Page : 380


Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in female worldwide. BRCA 1 is located predominantly in nucleus. BRCA 1 is associated with breast cancer.
Materials and Methods: This was retroprospective study, 50 known cases of breast carcinoma were analysed in Muzaffarnagar Medical College, Muzaffarnagar.
Observation and Results: The age range of patients was from 28-70 years and mean age of patients was 50.24 years. Majority of breast carcinoma were above 45 years of age (64%) and of upper outer quadrant (52%) and of grade II (48%). Invasive carcinoma of no special type (NST) formed the majority of cases (82%) followed by Invasive lobular carcinoma (6%). Altered BRCA 1 expression was seen in ER, PR and HER 2 negative cases.
Conclusions: Invasive Carcinoma of no special type was the commonest morphological type. Majority of cases of breast carcinoma were of grade II.

Keywords: BRCA 1, Invasive Carcinoma NST, ER, PR, Her 2 neu, IHC.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijpo.2019.073