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Gene Expression Ratio Identifies Risk Of Recurrence In Breast Cancer Patients Receiving Tamoxifen


10/19/2005 5:11:42 PM

A simple measurement of the expression levels of two genes in breast cancer tissue appears to identify tumors that are more likely to recur in women treated with tamoxifen for early-stage disease. Determining patients for whom tamoxifen treatment is likely to fail would allow earlier use of other therapies that could be more effective for those women.



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