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International Journal of Breast Cancer
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 436141, 7 pages
Comparison of the Subgross Distribution of the Lesions in Invasive Ductal and Lobular Carcinomas of the Breast: A Large-Format Histology Study
1Department of Pathology and Clinical Cytology, Central Hospital Falun, 79182 Falun, Sweden
2Center for Clinical Research, and Department of Women's and Children's Health, Uppsala University, 75185 Uppsala, Sweden
Received 2 September 2012; Accepted 5 September 2012
Academic Editor: Vincenzo Eusebi
Copyright © 2012 Syster Hofmeyer et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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