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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2022 Vol.23 No.8 P.617-624


Luminal androgen receptor (LAR) subtype of triple-negative breast cancer: molecular, morphological, and clinical features

Author(s):  Sergey VTORUSHIN, Anastasia DULESOVA, Nadezhda KRAKHMAL

Affiliation(s):  Department of Pathology, Siberian State Medical University Ministry of Health of Russia, Tomsk 634050, Russia; more

Corresponding email(s):   krakhmal@mail.ru

Key Words:  Luminal androgen receptor (LAR) subtype, Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), Androgen receptor (AR), Prognosis

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Sergey VTORUSHIN, Anastasia DULESOVA, Nadezhda KRAKHMAL. Luminal androgen receptor (LAR) subtype of triple-negative breast cancer: molecular, morphological, and clinical features[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2022, 23(8): 617-624.

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According to the classification presented by Lehmann BD (2016), triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is a heterogeneous group of malignant tumors with four specific subtypes: basal-like (subtype 1 and subtype 2), mesenchymal, and luminal androgen receptor (LAR) subtypes. The basal-like subtypes of carcinomas predominate in this group, accounting for up to 80% of all cases. Despite the significantly lower proportions of mesenchymal and LAR variants in the group of breast carcinomas with a TNBC profile, such tumors are characterized by aggressive biological behavior. To this end, the LAR subtype is of particular interest, since the literature on such tumors presents different and even contradictory data concerning the disease course and prognosis. This review is devoted to the analysis of the relevant literature, reflecting the main results of studies on the molecular properties and clinical features of the disease course of LAR-type TNBC carcinomas.


摘要:根据Lehmann BD(2016)分类,三阴性乳腺癌(TNBC)是一组异质性恶性肿瘤,存在4种特定的亚型:基底样亚型(亚型1和亚型2)、间充质亚型和腔内雄激素受体(LAR)亚型。基底样亚型癌在TNBC中占主导地位,约占所有病例的80%。虽然在TNBC患者中,间充质亚型和LAR亚型占比显著较低,但此类肿瘤同样具有侵袭性生物学行为。有关LAR亚型的文献研究在患者病程与预后方面存在明显的争议;为此,本文集中关注LAR亚型,通过对相关文献进行分析,重点展示了LAR型TNBC病程中能够体现其分子特性与临床特征的研究结果。


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