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Effect of Age and Menopausal Status on Estimates of Oestrogen Binding by Human Malignant Breast Tumours

Br Med J 1974; 4 doi: (Published 28 December 1974) Cite this as: Br Med J 1974;4:745
  1. H. Braunsberg,
  2. V. H. T. James,
  3. C. W. Jamieson,
  4. S. Desai,
  5. A. E. Carter,
  6. M. Hulbert


    The uptake of oestradiol by human breast-tumour tissue estimated by in-vivo and in-vitro techniques has been examined in relation to patients' ages and menopausal status. Results from in-vivo studies showed no convincing correlations, while in-vitro results were significantly correlated with menopausal status. There was a significant correlation between results obtained by the two techniques.