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Erratum to: Reverting estrogen-receptor-negative phenotype in HER-2-overexpressing advanced breast cancer patients exposed to trastuzumab plus chemotherapy

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Breast Cancer Research20068:407

https://doi.org/10.1186/bcr1606

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The original article was published in Breast Cancer Research 2005 8:R4

It has been brought to our attention that some paragraphs in the Introduction and Discussion of our recent research article [1] show close similarities to paragraphs in recent publications by Oh et al. [2] and Holloway et al. [3]. While these publications were referenced elsewhere in our paper, the paragraphs which show similarities were not specifically referenced.

We regret this and offer our apologies to the authors.

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Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
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Department of Experimental Oncology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
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Division of Pathology, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy

References

  1. Munzone E, Curigliano G, Rocca A, Bonizzic G, Renne G, Goldhirsch A, Nolè F: Reverting estrogen-receptor-negative phenotype in HER-2-overexpressing advanced breast cancer patients exposed to trastuzumab plus chemotherapy. Breast Cancer Research. 2006, 8: R4-10.1186/bcr1366.View ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Oh AS, Lorant LA, Holloway JN, Miller DL, Kern FG, El-Ashry D: Hyperactivation of MAPK induces loss of ERa expression in breast cancer cells. Mol Endocrinol. 2001, 15: 1344-1359. 10.1210/me.15.8.1344.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Holloway JN, Murthy S, El-Ashry D: A cytoplasmic substrate of mitogen-activated protein kinase is responsible for estrogen receptor-down-regulation in breast cancer cells: the role of nuclear factor-B. Mol Endocrinol. 2004, 18: 1396-1410. 10.1210/me.2004-0048.View ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar

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