hormone receptor test


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(HOAR-moan ree-SEP-tir test)

A test to measure the amount of certain proteins, called hormone receptors, in cancer tissue. A high level of hormone receptors may mean that the cancer will respond well to hormonal treatment.

Read more about hormone receptor status.

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Audio contributed by: Martina Navratilova

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