Breast malignant, males, children
Breast cancer
Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR)

Author: Monika Roychowdhury, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 20 October 2016, last major update January 2012

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PubMed Search: Epidermal growth factor receptor [title] breast

Cite this page: Epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR). website. Accessed August 15th, 2018.
  • Also called HER1; related to HER2
Clinical features
EGFR expression is associated with these breast cancers:
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Invasive breast carcinoma with squamous features: H&E, EGFR - Courtesy of Dr. Semir Vranic

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Phyllodes tumors


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Metaplastic carcinoma: H&E, EGFR and EGFR-CISH

Spindle cell carcinoma: EGFR and HER2 overexpression

Molecular / cytogenetics images

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Malignant phyllodes tumor
and EGFR amplification