The effect of progesterone and synthetic progestins on serum- and estradiol-stimulated proliferation of human breast cancer cells.


The results from the Women's Health Initiative study on enhanced breast cancer risk in postmenopausal women using an estrogen/progestin combination clearly indicate the need for a comparison of different progestins with regard to cancer risk. To shed some light on this issue, we have investigated the influence of progesterone and various synthetic C19- and… (More)


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