Association between estrogen receptors and weight in women with breast cancer.

@article{Papatestas1980AssociationBE,
  title={Association between estrogen receptors and weight in women with breast cancer.},
  author={A. E. Papatestas and Dara Panveliwalla and Demetrius Pertsemlidis and Michael N Mulvihill and Arthur H Aufses},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={1980},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={177-80}
}
A significant association between body weight and estrogen receptor protein (ERP) was noted in 83 women with primary and metastatic breast cancer. Thirteen of 34 (54%) women with weight greater than 150 lb had low or absent receptor protein (less than 10 femtomoles/mg of cytoplasmic protein) compared to 15 of 59 (25%) women with weight less than 150 lb (P… CONTINUE READING