Oestrogen and progesterone receptor distribution in the cancerous breast.


To test the hypothesis that steroid hormone receptor expression is particularly pronounced in breast tumours when compared with non-neoplastic tissue, mastectomy samples were divided into 16 sectors. Multifocal tumours, of varying receptor phenotype were found in 4 patients and in addition different regions of large tumours also showed varying receptor… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.1987.90


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