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Breast Cancer, Tamoxifen and Beyond: Estrogen and Estrogen Receptors

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Description FASEB Breakthroughs in Bioscience article. Sheep and chickens prove important in breast cancer research. Ewes and hens served as crucial animal models in early studies to understand how estrogen worked and how it affected breast tumor development.
Type of Resource Journal Article/Issue
Format Portable Document Format - PDF
Development Date July 12, 2010
Grade/Age Levels High School lower division (Grades 9-10)
High School upper division (Grades 11-12)
Undergraduate lower division (Grades 13-14)
General Public
Informal Education
Learning Time <=1 hour
Language English
Type of Review Reviewed By Journal Board
Review Date Reviewed at time of publication
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I used this resource in my biology of cancer class for upper level undergraduates and graduate students.  This bulliten was very helpful to provide historical information to the students so that they could understand how information in regards to breast cancer and its treatment evolved over time.

Kelly Wentz-Hunter, Roosevelt University


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