progesterone receptor status


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progesterone receptor status

The presence or absence of receptors to the steroid hormone progesterone on breast cancer cells. Tumors that possess receptors to estrogen, to progesterone, or to both are more responsive to hormone-blocking agents, such as tamoxifen, than are tumors that lack these receptors.
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Progesterone receptor status and Ki-67 index may predict early relapse in luminal B/HER2 negative breast cancer patients: a retrospective study.
Progesterone receptor status showed an even stronger association with estrogen receptor negative/progesterone receptor negative BC.
We conducted multivariable logistic regression to examine adjusted associations between disability status and each treatment (surgery, lymph node dissection, radiotherapy) after adjusting for: age at diagnosis (continuous); race/ethnicity (non-Hispanic white, non-Hispanic black, Hispanic, Asian American/Pacific Islander, other); marital status at diagnosis (married, widowed, never married, other); SEER tumor registry; year of diagnosis; tumor size (continuous, in cm); grade (well differentiated, moderately differentiated, poorly/undifferentiated); histology (ductal, lobular, mixed ductal/lobular); estrogen receptor status (positive, negative, unknown); and progesterone receptor status (positive, negative, unknown).
All women in the trial were premenopausal and had positive estrogen and/or progesterone receptor status.
Breast cancer specimens contain higher concentrations of PLA than do benign breast tissues, and low PLA activity is associated with longer disease-free interval and survival even though no relationship was noted between PLA and ER or progesterone receptor status (J.
Only 20 percent of Hpr-negative women had a recurrence, irrespective of progesterone receptor status.