International comparisons concerning breast cancer and steroid receptors.

@article{Matsumoto1986InternationalCC,
  title={International comparisons concerning breast cancer and steroid receptors.},
  author={Kenji Matsumoto and Goi Sakamoto and Yasuo Nomura},
  journal={Anticancer research},
  year={1986},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={621-4}
}
In 1060 Japanese patients, 58 and 36% of breast tumors contained estrogen (ER) and progesterone receptors (PR), respectively. These rates are somewhat lower than those in Western countries. The slightly lower incidence of receptors in Japanese patients is due to significantly lower incidence of receptor positive tumors in postmenopausal Japanese patients… CONTINUE READING