Re: Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors on DCIS

From:Janice A Mahoney

Yes, we follow the same practice and have for years.
Jan Mahoney 
Omaha, NE

>>> "Bell, Lynne"  02/05/2003 9:18:50 AM >>>
One of our pathologists just informed me that our oncologists would
like us
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 is
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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