Estrogen and Progesterone Receptors as Prognostic Factors in Early Breast Cancer

  • S. Saez
  • F. Cheix
  • M. Mayer
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 91)


During the past 10 years, steroid receptors in human breast tumors have been extensively investigated in many laboratories. The initial aim of this clinical research was to help in selecting patients with metastasis for hormonal treatment.


Estrogen Receptor Progesterone Receptor Axillary Node Axillary Node Status Positive Axillary Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Saez
    • 1
  • F. Cheix
    • 1
  • M. Mayer
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre Leon BerardLyon, Cedex 8France

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