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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Mirdula Sharma, MBBS [2]

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Other diagnostic studies for breast cancer is hormone receptor testing.

Hormone Receptor Testing

  • Hormone receptor testing determines the amount of estrogen receptor (ER) and progesterone receptor (PR) in the breast cancer cells. This information will help doctors determine the woman's treatment plan. [1]

References

  1. Breast cancer. Canadian Cancer Society (2015) http://www.cancer.ca/en/cancer-information/cancer-type/breast/signs-and-symptoms/?region=on#ixzz3xScycfqv Accessed on January 16, 2016

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