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Retraction Note: Luminal B tumors are the most frequent molecular subtype in breast cancer of North African women: an immunohistochemical profile study from Morocco

  • Hinde El Fatemi1Email author,
  • Sanae Chahbouni1,
  • Sofia Jayi2,
  • Kaoutar Moumna1,
  • My Abdelilah Melhouf1,
  • Abdelaziz Bannani2,
  • Omar Mesbahi3 and
  • Afaf Amarti1
Diagnostic Pathology20138:127

DOI: 10.1186/1746-1596-8-127

Received: 17 July 2013

Accepted: 29 July 2013

Published: 14 August 2013

The Short report to this article has been published in Diagnostic Pathology 2012 7:170

Retraction

This article [1] has been retracted by the authors due to extensive overlap with their own previous publication [2] and a number of other sources. In addition, there is duplication of some of the authors previously published results. The authors apologise to all concerned.

Notes

Authors’ Affiliations

(1)
Department of Pathology, Hassan II teaching hospital
(2)
Department of Gynecology, Hassan II teaching hospital
(3)
Department of Oncology, Hassan II teaching hospital

References

  1. El F, et al.: Luminal B tumors are the most frequent molecular subtype in breast cancer of North African women: an immunohistochemical profile study from Morocco. Diagn Pathol. 2012, 7: 170-10.1186/1746-1596-7-170.View Article
  2. Bennis , et al.: Prevalence of molecular subtypes and prognosis of invasive breast cancer in north-east of Morocco: retrospective study. BMC Research Notes. 2012, 5: 436-10.1186/1756-0500-5-436.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMed

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