RE: Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors on DCIS
|From:||"Poteete, Jacquie A." |
I got the message in Breast Conference this morning. We have always done
these upon request, but it seems that ER will now be a routine order on
DCIS. If it helps the patient, I'm all for it.
Jacquie Poteete MT(ASCP), IHC Lead Technologist
Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bell, Lynne [SMTP:Lynne.Bell@hitchcock.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 05, 2003 9:19 AM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors on DCIS
> One of our pathologists just informed me that our oncologists would like
> to do ER and PR's on all cases with ductal carcinoma insitu. Is anyone
> doing this? As about 30% of the breast tissue we receive has DCIS, this
> going to significantly impact our workload, which leads me to my next
> question. Does anyone have some ideas for a small, reliable
> Thanks so much for you help,
> Lynne Bell, HT (ASCP)
> Lead Histotechnician
> Central Vermont Hospital
> Barre, VT
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