progesterone receptor status


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Related to progesterone receptor status: estrogen receptor status

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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Association Between Mitotic Count Score and Oncotype DX Recurrence Score (RS) Stratified by Progesterone Receptor Status RS RS RS [less than or 18-30 > 30 P Value equal to] 17 Progesterone receptor Mitotic count score <.
Besides histologic type, additional well-established clinical and histopathologic characteristics used for risk assessment, predictive/ prognostic purposes, and treatment decisions, include patient age, tumor size, histologic grade, estrogen and progesterone receptor status, human epidermal growth factor-2 (HER-2/neu) status, and lymph node status.
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).