Tumour infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) in breast cancer during pregnancy

Hatem A. Azim, Andrea Vingiani, Fedro Peccatori, Giuseppe Viale, Sherene Loi, Giancarlo Pruneri

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Background: Tumour infiltrating lymphocytes (TILs) is one of the most exciting breast cancer biomarkers, yet no data is available on its prevalence in tumours diagnosed during pregnancy. Methods: We evaluated the prevalence of TILs (stromal and intratumoural) in pregnant and non-pregnant young breast cancer patients. Results: 11/116 (9.6%) of the non-pregnant and 2/86 (2.3%) pregnant patients had TILs≥50% (p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-293
Number of pages4
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2015


  • Biology
  • Breast cancer during pregnancy
  • Tumour infiltrating lymphocytes
  • Young

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Medicine(all)


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