Biomedical and Biotechnology Research Journal (BBRJ)

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 293--296

The role of estrogen in breast cancer


Roaa Khadem1, Fatimah Chassab Mahdi2, Karrar AI-Mosawi2, Ali Abdul Hussein S. AL-Janabi1 
1 Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Karbala, Iraq
2 AI-Ammam Al-Hussein Medical City Hospital in Karbala, Iraq

Correspondence Address:
Ali Abdul Hussein S. AL-Janabi
Department of Microbiology, College of Medicine, University of Karbala, Karbala
Iraq

Estrogen has a significant effect on the development of breast cancer. Its activities in the human body are mainly performed by binding to cellular estrogen receptor (ER). Breast cancer in relate to the presence of ER can be divided into ER-positive and ER-negative breast cancer. The role of estrogen and its receptors in the development of breast cancer will be discussed in this review.


How to cite this article:
Khadem R, Mahdi FC, AI-Mosawi K, S. AL-Janabi AA. The role of estrogen in breast cancer.Biomed Biotechnol Res J 2020;4:293-296


How to cite this URL:
Khadem R, Mahdi FC, AI-Mosawi K, S. AL-Janabi AA. The role of estrogen in breast cancer. Biomed Biotechnol Res J [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Jan 18 ];4:293-296
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