Understanding estrogen receptors, tamoxifen, and raloxifene

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Lewis J Kleinsmith
Donna Kerrigan
Jeanne Kelly
Brian Hollen
Publisher: 
Understanding Cancer Series
Publication Date: 
2005
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Describes the hormone estrogen and its receptor. Explains the relationship of estrogen and its receptor to breast cancer and the risks and benefits of reducing cancer risk with drugs called antiestrogens and selective estrogen receptor molecules (SERMs).

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