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Progesterone could slow breast cancer growth in 50% of patients


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Progesterone could slow breast cancer growth in 50% of patients

Date: 10/07/2015


Around half of all patients with breast cancer could benefit from taking the hormone progesterone alongside their treatment, indicate findings of a study funded by Cancer Research UK and published in the journal Nature.

It has long been known that women whose breast cancer tumours carry progesterone receptors as well as ones for oestrogen have a better prognosis, but the reason why has remained a mystery for many years. 


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Source: Pharma Times

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