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Androgen may be a major factor fueling breast cancer
Androgen may be a major factor fueling breast cancer

(April 11, 2013 - Insidermedicine)

From Colorado – A new report presented at the AACR annual meeting identifies androgen as a major factor driving breast cancer. Researchers reviewed breast cancer registries and found that cancers with a higher ratio of androgen receptor to estrogen receptor relapsed faster after receiving anti-estrogen therapy. Researchers then tested the anti-androgen drug enzalutamide in the laboratory on cell lines and found that the therapy had a positive result comparable to tamoxifen.

 
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