PMID: 6988749May 1, 1980Paper

Sex steroid receptors in gynecologic cancer

Obstetrics and Gynecology
P G Hoffman, P K Siiteri

Abstract

Steroid hormone receptors provide the means by which estrogen and progesterone influence their target tissues. Receptor assays have proved clinically useful in the management of breast cancer, and current research indicates they may be valuable in managing some gynecologic neoplasms. This is a review of the current and potential importance of receptors in gynecologic oncology.

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Mammary Neoplasms, Human
Endometrium
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Ovarian Neoplasm
Progestin Effect
Estrogen Nuclear Receptor
Receptors, Progesterone
Uterine Cancer

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