Estrogen receptor: a prognostic factor in breast cancer.

  title={Estrogen receptor: a prognostic factor in breast cancer.},
  author={Naguib Samaan and Aman U. Buzdar and K A Aldinger and Pamela Narcille Schultz and Ke Ping Yang and Marvin M. Romsdahl and Ren{\'e} Martin},
  volume={47 3},
Two-hundred-seventeen women with primary breast carcinoma had an estrogen receptor determination tested by both the dextran-coated charcoal assay and sucrose density gradient. The results were correlated with the disease-free interval, survival, response to hormone therapy or chemotherapy, and site of recurrent disease. The disease-free interval (DFI) was significantly longer in premenopausal patients with estrogen receptor positive (ER+) determination compared with premenopausal patients with… CONTINUE READING
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