Connect with us

Health

Mutations in estrogen receptor gene associated with worse outcomes after breast cancer treatment – News-Medical.Net

A small proportion of women who receive anti-estrogen treatment after breast cancer surgery have worse outcomes. This is associated with mutations in the estrogen…

Published

on

Article feature image

A small proportion of women who receive anti-estrogen treatment after breast cancer surgery have worse outcomes. This is associated with mutations in the estrogen receptor gene, according to a study from Lund University now published in JNCI Cancer Spectrum.
“If our results are confirmed in further studies, it would be relevant to screen for these resistance mutations already at diagnosis, and then consider other treatment options that could work better for patients with mutated tumors,” says Lao…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
HIV patients are more likely to die from COVID-19 infection – News-Medical.Net
Article feature image
Study confirms rare blood clotting risk linked to ChAdOx1-S vaccine – benefits still outweigh risks – News-Medical.Net