[Expression of estrogen receptor and progesterone receptor in hilar cholangiocarcinoma and their clinical significances].

OBJECTIVE To investigate the relationship between the expression of estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PgR) and histological type, pathological grading and clinical staging in hilar cholangiocarcinoma (HCCA). To evaluate their roles in the development of it. METHODS ER and PgR were assessed in 42 specimens of HCCA by immunohistochemical… CONTINUE READING