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New study rewrites the role of estrogen in cervical cancer.


Scientists have prior evidence that the hormone estrogen is a major driver in the growth of cervical cancer, however, a new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison examining genetic profiles of 128 clinical cases reached a surprising conclusion, estrogen receptors all but vanish in cervical cancer tumours.  The team state that this finding further bolsters the understanding of cervical cancer’s progression

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