Hormonal receptor determination of 1,052 Chinese breast cancers.

  title={Hormonal receptor determination of 1,052 Chinese breast cancers.},
  author={Louis Wing-Cheong Chow and Pei Ho},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  volume={75 3},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Hormonal receptors are important prognostic factors for breast cancer. The reported figures in the literature are mostly on Caucasians. This study analyzes the receptor profile of 1,052 Chinese patients. METHODS The age of the patients ranged from 20-93 years; 48% were premenopausal and 52% postmenopausal. Estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PgR) were measured quantitatively by enzyme immunoassay (EIA) using the rat monoclonal antibody (ABBOTT ER-EIA… CONTINUE READING

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