Published in Women's Health Weekly, May 22nd, 2008
The results are published in the May 9, 2008 issue of the journal Molecular Cell.
Most breast cancers contain estrogen receptors, which enable them to grow in the presence of the hormone estrogen. Their presence can determine whether tumors will respond to the estrogen-blocking drug tamoxifen.
The finding will help researchers sort out how mutations change the estrogen receptor's function and allow some breast...
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