Does a relationship exist between trends in estrogen receptor levels and breast cancer incidence and mortality?

Egidio Celentano, Maurizio Montella, Patrizia Bonelli, Luigi Cecco, Mariarosaria De Marco, Patrizia Di Cintio, Mariateresa Iannuzzo, Franca Tuccillo, Gerardo Botti, Giuseppe D'Aiuto

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Abstract

Estrogen receptor data from 4,049 patients with primary breast cancer treated at the National Cancer Institute of Naples between 1984 and 1996, have been evaluated to analyze temporal trend of this tumor marker. The prevalence rate of estrogen receptor levels falls from >75% in women older than 60 years to

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)129-135
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Oncology
Volume13
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1998

Keywords

  • Age-period-cohort effect
  • Breast cancer incidence
  • Estrogen receptors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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