ABO and Rh blood groups frequency in women with HER2 positive breast cancer

Urun Y., Utkan G., Altundag K., Arslan O., Onur H., Arslan U. Y. , ...More

JOURNAL OF BUON, vol.17, no.3, pp.457-460, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF BUON
  • Page Numbers: pp.457-460


Purpose: The role of genetic factors in the development of cancer is widely accepted. Data on the role of ABO blood group and Rh factor in breast cancer is inconclusive. The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of a possible association between HER2 (+) breast cancer in Turkish women and ABO blood groups and Rh factor.