Changes in insulin-like growth factor I, 17-b-estradiol, and progesterone in postmenopausal women with benign and malignant ovarian tumours.

@article{Waksmaski2001ChangesII,
  title={Changes in insulin-like growth factor I, 17-b-estradiol, and progesterone in postmenopausal women with benign and malignant ovarian tumours.},
  author={Bogdan Waksmański and Jan Dudkiewicz and Tomasz Kowalski},
  journal={Medical science monitor : international medical journal of experimental and clinical research},
  year={2001},
  volume={7 5},
  pages={919-23}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this research was to observe changes in IGF-I and steroid hormones in postmenopausal women with benign and malignant ovarian tumors. MATERIAL AND METHODS The concentrations of insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I), 17-b-estradiol and progesterone were examined by radioimmunological assay in three groups of postmenopausal women: patients with malignant ovarian tumors, patients with benign ovarian tumors, and healthy women. In all three groups the age and body mass index… CONTINUE READING

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