About the Authors

Philippe Bertheau, Mariana Varna, Anne de Roquancourt, Anne Janin
Laboratoire de Pathologie, Assistance Publique/Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Saint Louis, Paris, France

Philippe Bertheau, Mariana Varna, Anne Janin
U728, INSERM, Université Paris 7, Paris, France

Elisabeth Turpin, Jean-Paul Feugeas, Louis-François Plassa, Hany Soliman, Jacqueline Lehmann-Che, Yves Beuzard, Hugues de Thé
Laboratoire de Biochimie, Assistance Publique/Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Saint Louis, Paris, France

Elisabeth Turpin, Jacqueline Lehmann-Che, Hugues de Thé
UMR 7151, CNRS, Université Paris VII, Paris, France

David S Rickman, Aurélien de Reyniès
Programme Carte d'Identité des Tumeurs, Ligue Nationale Contre le Cancer, Paris, France

Marc Espié, Michel Marty, Jean-Louis Misset
Centre des Maladies du Sein, Assistance Publique/Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Saint Louis, Paris, France

Corresponding Author

dethe@univ-paris-diderot.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

P. Bertheau, E. Turpin, D.S. Rickman, A. de Reyniès, J.-P. Feugas, H. Soliman and H. de Thé analyzed the data. H. de Thé designed the study. M. Espié, M. Marty and J.-L. Misset enrolled patients. P. Bertheau, E. Turpin, D.S. Rickman, A. de Reyniès, M. Espie, J. Lehmann-Che and H. de Thé contributed to writing the paper. P. Bertheau, E. Turpin, M. Espie, L.-F. Plassa, H. Soliman, M. Varna, A. de Roquancourt, J. Lehman-Che, M. Marty, and J.-L. Misset collected data and/or did experiments for the study. D. Rickman and A. de Reyniès performed the statistical analyses of all the data. A. de Reyniès created analytical tools used for the analysis. A. Janin organized procedures to obtain biopsies and tumor samples under optimal conditions for molecular analyses.