Encyclopedia of Cancer

Living Edition
| Editors: Manfred Schwab


  • Manfred Schwab
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27841-9_324-2


Antihormones are steroid receptor antagonists, either steroidal or nonsteroidal compounds, that compete for binding with the steroid hormone and prevent activation of receptors.



Cancer Research Receptor Antagonist Steroid Receptor Nonsteroidal Compound Steroid Receptor Antagonist 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)HeidelbergGermany