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Latest Hormone receptor positive tumor Stories

2011-03-31 01:34:12

The estrogen inhibitor tamoxifen can prevent breast cancer from coming back in treated women whose tumors grow in the presence of the hormone.

2009-08-10 11:17:08

The sex hormone estrogen plays a critical role in the regulation of growth and the development of cells. It is also crucial for cell-type-specific gene expression in various tissues. Deregulation of this system results in breast and ovarian cancer.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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