Jul 29, 2012 · The estrogen receptor (ER), progesterone receptor (PR), and HER2 profile of a primary breast carcinoma plays a significant role in patient management and treatment. Because of the increasing utilization of neoadjuvant chemotherapy or hormone therapy, surgically-resected carcinomas often show marked treatment effect.Cited by: 21.
Breast cancer cells taken out during a biopsy or surgery will be tested to see if they have certain proteins that are estrogen or progesterone receptors. When the hormones estrogen and progesterone attach to these receptors, they fuel the cancer growth. Cancers are called hormone receptor-positive Last Revised: September 25, 2017.
Correlation of breast cancer subtypes, based on estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and HER2, with functional imaging parameters from 68 Ga-RGD PET/CT and 18 F-FDG PET/CTCited by: 51.
Apr 19, 2010 · April 19, 2010To help doctors give their patients the best possible care, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP) developed evidence-based recommendations to improve the accuracy of testing for estrogen and progesterone receptors for breast cancer. This guide for patients is based on ASCO's and CAP's recommendations.