Estrogen Plays Surprise Role in Breast Cancer Treatment

There are 5 comments on the Aug 20, 2009, HealthDay story titled Estrogen Plays Surprise Role in Breast Cancer Treatment. In it, HealthDay reports that:

Researchers report that the paradoxical strategy of treating breast cancers that have become resistant to anti-estrogen therapies with estrogen actually shrank some tumors.

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otr6686

United States

#1 Aug 21, 2009
This is so strange. For years, we were told that some patients had female tumors that were estrogen-dependent. Now, estrogen shrinks some tumors?
shirley

Saint-julien-sur-cher, France

#3 Aug 23, 2009
I think they mean that to give it estrogen 'primes' or 'opens it up' for treatment so the treament is more effective. Thats what i have read and think it means.
Loves all women

Baton Rouge, LA

#5 Aug 24, 2009
I think you both need to spend some time with a good doctor. If you don't, you may find yourself battling an unexpected foe named cancer. Please take care of yourselves. - A man who cares about women.
shirley

Hennebont, France

#6 Aug 25, 2009
I have already had it !
So, if i have misunderstood why dont you enlighten us?
I am very glad you care about women :-)
Jamil
#7 Sep 23, 2013
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