Clinical Predictive Criteria for Response to Endocrine Treatment and the Receptor Status
Oestrogen receptors have a well-established value in prediction of the response to endocrine treatment in advanced breast cancer. Recent data have given evidence that the receptor status could also be of value for predicting the chemotherapeutic effect. This was first pointed out by Lippman et al. (1978). A similar trend had been observed in the prospective trial being conducted by King (1978) and our own data also give the same impression (Jonat and Maass, 1978) (Table 1).
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