• In a patient with nonpalpable carcinoma of the breast, the diagnosis from a metastatic axillary node was made by measuring estrogen receptor protein (ERP). The specificity of the technique makes it useful as a diagnostic aid in a patient with mammogram negative for tumor.
(Arch Surg 113:1108-1109, 1978)
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