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progesterone receptor assay

a lab test done on a sample (biopsy) of breast cancer cells that shows whether the cancer depends on progesterone for growth. Progesterone and estrogen receptor tests provide information to help decide whether the patient would be helped by medicines that block these hormones. See also biopsy, estrogen, estrogen receptor assay, progesterone.

Cancer Glossary

... can be tested for hormone receptors to see ... also hormone therapy, hormone
receptor assay, estrogen receptor assay, progesterone receptor assay. ...


Cancer Glossary

... that does not have estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, or an ... human
epidermal growth factor receptor 2, progesterone receptor assay. ...


Cancer Glossary

... cancer cells without these receptors (called estrogen ... Estrogen-receptor positive
cancers are more likely ... is usually also given progesterone to lower ...


Cancer Glossary

... progesterone receptor assay Search. a lab test done on a sample (biopsy)
of breast cancer cells that shows whether the cancer depends on ...


Breast Cancer

... receptor-positive: If the breast cancer cells contain either estrogen or
progesterone receptors, they can be called hormone receptor-positive (or just ...


Breast Cancer Facts & Figures, 2013-2014.

... presence or absence of estrogen receptors (ER+/ ER-), progesterone receptors
(PR+/PR-), and human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2+ ...



... 黃體素受體分析(progesterone receptor assay):針對乳癌標本進行的化驗檢查,
顯 示癌細胞是否依賴黃體素生長。黃體素和雌激素受體檢驗可提供更 ...


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... measured hormone receptors (estrogen and progesterone) in the ... molecules
that act on multiple receptors in the ... The EGFRx™ Assay is able to test ...


Cancer Facts & Figures 2005

Page 1. AL 24,320 AZ 23,880 AR 14,950 CA 135,030 CO 16,080 CT 16,920
DE 3,800 FL 96,200 GA 35,650 ID 5,490 IL 59,730 IN 31,900 IA 15,910 ...


Colorectal Cancer

... Taking estrogen and progesterone after menopause (sometimes called
menopausal hormone therapy or combined hormone replacement therapy ...