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Human Chorionic Gonadotropin and Breast Cancer

Schüler-Toprak, Susanne, Treeck, Oliver and Ortmann, Olaf (2017) Human Chorionic Gonadotropin and Breast Cancer. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 18 (7), p. 1587.

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Breast cancer is well known as a malignancy being strongly influenced by female steroids. Pregnancy is a protective factor against breast cancer. Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) is a candidate hormone which could mediate this antitumoral effect of pregnancy. For this review article, all original research articles on the role of HCG in breast cancer were considered, which are listed in PubMed ...


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Item type:Article
Date:21 July 2017
Institutions:Medicine > Abteilung für Onkogenomik
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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Keywords:human chorionic gonadotropin; pregnancy; breast cancer
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:36623
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