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    • Predictive and Prognostic Impact of TP53 Mutations and MDM2 Promoter Genotype in Primary Breast Cancer Patients Treated with Epirubicin or Paclitaxel 

      Chrisanthar, Ranjan; Knappskog, Stian; Løkkevik, Erik; Anker, Gun Birgitta; Østenstad, Bjørn; Lundgren, Steinar; Risberg, Terje; Mjaaland, Ingvil; Skjønsberg, Gudbrand; Aas, Turid; Schlichting, Ellen; Fjøsne, Hans Erikssønn; Nysted, Arne; Lillehaug, Johan R.; Lønning, Per Eystein (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      TP53 mutations have been associated with resistance to anthracyclines but not to taxanes in breast cancer patients. The MDM2 promoter single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) T309G increases MDM2 activity and may reduce wildtype p53 protein activity. Here, we explored the predictive and prognostic value of TP53 and CHEK2 mutation status together with MDM2 SNP309 genotype in stage III breast cancer ...