News tagged with progesterone

How Does Estrogen Feed Breast Cancer Tumors?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study is providing insight into how estrogen fuels many breast cancers, and researchers say the findings could lead to new cancer-fighting drugs.

Mar 02, 2010
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Protein from pregnancy hormone may prevent breast cancer

Researchers have found that hormones produced during pregnancy induce a protein that directly inhibits the growth of breast cancer. This protein, alpha-fetoprotein (AFP), may serve as a viable, well-tolerated agent for the ...

Nov 24, 2009
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