Therapeutic targeting in the estrogen receptor hormonal pathway.

Abstract

Estrogens work along with genetic changes to promote the development and growth of breast cancers. Because estrogenic hormones act via the estrogen receptors (ERs), ER-alpha and ER-beta, and the ER is present in more than half of breast tumors, this receptor has been the most widely targeted protein in breast cancer therapy. The presence of the ER in breast… (More)

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