estrogen receptor [also called ER]

Save as Favorite
Sign in to receive recommendations (Learn more)

Browse Dictionary Alphabetically

Audio Contributors
  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D
  5. E
  6. F
  7. G
  8. H
  9. I
  10. J
  11. K
  12. L
  13. M
  14. N
  15. O
  16. P
  17. Q
  18. R
  19. S
  20. T
  21. U
  22. V
  23. W
  24. X
  25. Y
  26. Z
  27. #
(ESS-truh-jin ree-SEP-tir)

This is a special type of protein found on some cancer cells. Estrogen attaches to it, and this can cause the cancer cells to grow.

Read more about hormone receptor status.

Ellerbee linda tcm8 329476

Audio contributed by: Linda Ellerbee


Mini 300x125 eoy appeal v2
Back to Top